And this stove has that nice, wide, retro stance. While I love vintage, I have to say there is one big thing that I do miss: A self-cleaning oven. This Kenmore, with its stainless steel finish, suits a retro renovation kitchen well. Online at Sears.
The fixer-upper that we're buying has a cool old stove that we'd like to keep and use— it has four gas burners and a griddle on the top, an oven and a broiler. The emblem of the brand was removed, but we figured out that it's a Kenmore, circa — the same one is shown on these pages:. Here are my questions: 1. Does anyone have this stove or a very similar one and want to comment on their experience with it? Does anyone know of any special instructions for lighting it?
Stoves have been manufactured for more than years, many well made and ornate compared to today's stoves. Since stoves are generally used indoors, many of these antique and vintage stoves are still around, free from rust and even functional, with basic maintenance. Whether the stove you turn up is an old cast iron model or a streamlined art-deco unit, there are ways even a novice treasure hunter can determine the age of a stove.