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I'm a manager in a metal fabrication company (precision sheet metal,
assemblies, etc.--a job shop) and can hardly believe the quality and
durability of these vintage machines.  It occurred to me that these were
built by a different culture from our own; one that valued building things "the best they could be built".  Not disposable.  Not for short-term pleasure. These were meant to last your lifetime, more like a home than a mere appliance.  These are, in essence, relics of mid-century America at its zenith of mechanical age pre-eminence.

Yet stoves, unlike cars, never really lose their functional capacity.
The machine is essentially gas plumbing in an insulated box.  There's no reason (other than availability of hydro-carbon gases) that these vintage stoves, if cared for, can't perform for literally generations to come.


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Fully restored antique vintage stoves are available for sale.

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Have a good time looking at some our beautiful vintage antique gas stoves

O'Keefe & Merritt antique stove Western Holly retro stove Classic Wedgewood stove Tappan antique gas stove Custom color green Roper Dixie Apartment size stove 1950's Vintage Aristocrat O'Keefe & Merritt stove

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Gas Leak Detector, Shut-Off Valves, Replacement Mini Pilots, Replacement Thermostats, Thermostat Block-Off Kits, Teflon Tape, Flex Gas Line, Propane or Natural Gas Regulators, Thermocouples, Adapters & Clips, Burners and Gasket Sealer.

Porcelain Sockets, Bulbs, Range Wire, Heat Shrink Tubing, Ready Lights, Switches and Ceramic Wire Nuts

Oven Door Spring, Cables, Rods, & Oven - Range Insulation

O'Keefe & Merritt Griddle Knobs, Knob Rings, Handles, Salt & Pepper Shakers, Oven Door Handles, Heat Vent Covers & Oven and Griddle Glass for your antique stove

Old original parts for vintage stoves

Reprint manuals are available for O'Keefe & Merritt Western Holly stoves

Thermostat guides for Robertshaw, Grayson, Wilcolator & Lorain thermostats.

Guides for International Automatic Oven Timer & International Interval Timer.

Illustrated Help Section for removing your thermostat safety valve burner valves clock and or timer & burner heads

Assessment Service for the value of your classic vintage stove.

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Shipping services for parts or shipping of your new restored stove - we provide shipping world wide of our fully restored. vintage antique gas stoves

Printable shipping labels for sending your antique stove parts in to be restored

Rebuilding Section for your thermostat safety valve burner valve clock and timer

Repair of your burner heads - grates - simmer caps restored

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