Sources for Vintage & Retro Appliances

published Mar 13, 2012
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Whether you’re renovating your kitchen or simply switching out appliances, there are a lot more options out there than the ubiquitous stainless steel. Retro and vintage appliances can give a kitchen a fun new (or should I say old?) attitude. Check out these suppliers for vintage and retro (but new) appliances…

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Of course, buying a stylish vintage or retro inspired appliance is going to cost a bit more than your standard new Maytag. If you feel like it’s worth the extra dough to make a fashion statement with your appliances, you’ll want to check out these stores.

Big Chill makes new energy efficient appliances with a retro look. Available in an assortment of fun colors, from the light blue refrigerator in the first image above, to the orange dishwasher and even a blush-y pink model.

Elmira Stove Works, a company that has been crafting vintage-styled appliances since 1975, offers this 1950 Mint Green Northstar Refrigerator in a number of retro colors.

Elmira Stove Works also stocks North Star retro ranges – in gas and electric. Shown here is the eye catching 1954 Candy Red Northstar Electric Range. The stoves are offered in 8 more colors, and you can also request a custom hue.

Savon Appliance in Burbank, California sells restored vintage stoves. This green and white late 1940’s O’Keefe & Merritt has been re-porcelined and re-chromed. is a great source for online shoppers. They offer restored vintage appliances, like this blue 1956 Philco Combination refrigerator/freezer, and they ship anywhere in the USA.

Dream Stoves specializes in fully restored vintage ranges from the 1920s through 1950s. All stoves are disassembled, repaired and then reassembled. In the end, they look almost new.

Images: As credited above.