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Post# 1127898   9/6/2021 at 18:02 (568 days old) by goatfarmer (South Bend, home of Champions)        

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Post# 1127906 , Reply# 1   9/6/2021 at 18:37 (568 days old) by Repairguy (Danbury, Texas)        

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In shaded copper tone!

Post# 1127915 , Reply# 2   9/6/2021 at 19:36 (567 days old) by wayupnorth (On a lake between Bangor and Bar Harbor, Maine)        

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An undercounter model like that looks like it came from a very nice European kitchen.

Post# 1127937 , Reply# 3   9/6/2021 at 23:45 (567 days old) by tolivac (greenville nc)        

Looks like a unit for a camper.

Post# 1127943 , Reply# 4   9/7/2021 at 05:54 (567 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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I think it is actually is European by design. Don't know where it was made, but it's definitely a Zanussi clone. My grandparents had one like this in white. The interior was the same with the manual defrost button in the center of the thermostat. The only difference is that on the door handle it said Zanussi Export IIRC.

Post# 1128178 , Reply# 5   9/9/2021 at 09:03 (565 days old) by jamiel (Detroit, Michigan)        

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Would be entirely logical that Sears sourced this from them. They were certainly large/prominent enough to specify interior plastics to match the colors of that year.

Post# 1128183 , Reply# 6   9/9/2021 at 11:10 (565 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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IIRC my grandparents bought their fridge in the late 60's or early 70's. It looks like this model has the molded in the door eggholders in the middle of the door too.

Biggest disadvantage of this fridge was that the top didn't overlap the door, so crumbs would fall on top of the door seal and get stuck in the seams.

Post# 1128186 , Reply# 7   9/9/2021 at 11:30 (565 days old) by foraloysius (Leeuwarden, Friesland, the Netherlands)        

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Found an old newspaper ad from 1969 of a similar model.

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