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Post# 1106206   1/29/2021 at 20:13 (1,209 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Loving this 'fridge!



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Post# 1106211 , Reply# 1   1/29/2021 at 21:04 (1,209 days old) by RP2813 (Sannazay)        

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Wow, that is a beautiful fridge!  I would guess it's Seeger sourced.  Too bad they didn't provide shots of the freezer, which I presume isn't frost free.

 

They've come to their senses on the asking price.  Such a rare and full-featured fridge, complete and in proper working order, is worth $350 IMO.  $3,000 -- not a snowball's chance.


Post# 1106222 , Reply# 2   1/29/2021 at 23:32 (1,209 days old) by CircleW (NE Cincinnati OH area)        

Ralph, if this is a 1957 model as claimed, it was made after the merger of Seeger and Whirlpool, which took place in 1955. The company was known as Whirlpool- Seeger Corp. until sometime in 1957, when the Seeger name was dropped.

Post# 1106229 , Reply# 3   1/30/2021 at 02:15 (1,209 days old) by RP2813 (Sannazay)        

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Thanks Tom,

 

So was this fridge an original design from Whirlpool or is it a Seeger holdover?


Post# 1106242 , Reply# 4   1/30/2021 at 09:51 (1,209 days old) by norgeway (mocksville n c )        
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Designed the compressor, it was so good Whirlpool used it until 1984, I believe Whirlpool bought seeger in 57, i got this from a article in Fortune magazine, I think they bought Servel in 55 but i might be wrong in any event, these are as good as any refrigerator ever made i think, quiet and well built.


Post# 1106243 , Reply# 5   1/30/2021 at 10:00 (1,209 days old) by moparguy (Virginia)        

Wow, stunning fridge! I have only once before seen this model Coldspot with all the extra trim. Really a great find and beautiful fridge!

Post# 1106258 , Reply# 6   1/30/2021 at 13:39 (1,208 days old) by akronman (Akron/Cleveland Ohio)        
this one needs all the pics

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Post# 1106269 , Reply# 7   1/30/2021 at 16:22 (1,208 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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and it's not an outrageous price!

 



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