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Apr 15, 2011 12:21 PM

Vintage Kenmore Electric Stove - Need some help!

Hi - My husband and I just bought a house with a vintage Kenmore electric stove and I'm having trouble identifying what year and make it is. There are a few things on that need fixing (one burner is out and it needs a new handle and some new knobs).

I've tried looking on a bunch of sites, but can't find anything that looks even close to this thing. It's pretty gorgeous, so if I can restore it I'd be more than stoked. It's got some interesting features like push buttons for the burners, a centre griddle, as well as a warming oven and broiler...

Unfortunately I can't find out the serial number until we take possession in a couple of months, but I have some pictures...

Anyone have a clue as to the year and model of this appliance?

Comments appreciated!

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  1. Tis a beauty! I'm by no means an expert, the graphics on the clock and the push button controls suggest to me mid-century modern or early 60's.. Are the burner elements wide or thin? Wider coils came earlier rather than later.

    I hope you can get the answers you need and can enjoy this treasure in your new home for many years to come.

    1. Hello! We have a very similar electric range in our home and have very similar questions. Just wondering if you have had any luck finding information/forums, etc regarding this unit? Thanks in advance with anything you can share!


      1. Martha is in the ballpark with the age.It doesnt look like Miss nish is around anymore.
        Shaun,it looks like this one was made by G.E.,1960's,possibly very late 50's.Those 7 position push button switches may still be found.The top elements are available as are the oven elements.You're out of luck with finding trim,doors.knobs,handles.Look for the mod/serial # plate around the door opening,storage drawer opening,or underneath the top element area.The top elements are hinged and you may find a silver sticker/plate under there with the mod/ser# plate..
        A real classic!

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