Thread Number: 79530  /  Tag: Classified Ad Finds
A Laun-Dry-Ette up for sale - South Easton MA - $325
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Post# 1034331   6/4/2019 at 07:04 by turquoisedude (Ogden & St-Liboire (where??), QC, Canada)        

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Interesting that this very machine was mentioned in the thread about the 'Laundromat' brand name.

Definitely an interesting machine - would this indeed be the very first machine with a spin-dry feature??


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Post# 1034362 , Reply# 1   6/4/2019 at 09:12 by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

I stink so. Savage claimed to be the first to dry laundry without a wringer, but it came along in 1932 and the Laun-Dry-Ette came out in 1920.

 

Something I remember from the advertising is that those rings in the outer tub caught the rinse water as it was spun out and led to a drain so that the wash water was not diluted by the spray rinse water.  I am not sure about that, but seeing those rings recalled something from the memory vault.


Post# 1034555 , Reply# 2   6/5/2019 at 12:40 by Tomturbomatic (Beltsville, MD)        

Actually, I believe there was a trough to carry away the water.





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