Imperial Ringgold

Re: Imperial Ringgold

PostBy: dcrane On: Mon May 20, 2013 5:15 pm

I agree that the mica stoves like this must be so impresive to look at while sipping your coffee in the morning. It does appear that someone did some work on this stove for sure, every mica bracket has new screws, etc. and it even apears to be new gasket of some sort up near the tops. The gap between the rear of that firepot and the grate is enourmous though :cry: (nut coal would fall through that Jesus in a velvet suit). The hinge pins are clearly not original (stacked hex nuts :lol: ).

I do feel if this stove where refurbished like new in an antique stove shop it would sell in a HOT second for at least $3,000k! (just my opinion), Even though I would try to explain all this and offer $900 and await his offer back of $1k cash... I'd grab it at the $1200 because I sure dont see alot of these 3/4 sided Mica "baseburners" w/ Magazine at any price.
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Re: Imperial Ringgold

PostBy: coalnewbie On: Mon May 20, 2013 5:32 pm

Wow, that means that clever man found that stove all by himself and is going to make a ton of money - crane, you cheapskate, it's unique and the marketeers will ask $10K for it. However, this restoration is a labor of love you know just like Emory says - it's the romance of the thing. :roll: :roll: Yep, rarer than hens teeth. Here is my offer restore it to "like new" that includes nickeling and I will up your offer to $4000 as that would be a steal.
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Baseburners & Antiques: Wings Best, Glenwood #8(x2) Herald 116x
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Re: Imperial Ringgold

PostBy: Poconoeagle On: Mon May 20, 2013 8:03 pm

:D :lol: .....when the OP was considering this stove for purchase, in 2011...... I believe he passed due to the unknown air control. from the pics it was hard to know that and he passed. when I googled info for Ringo this popped up and due to its shine appeal, I was able to drive a bargain like some other cheeze scapes I know... 8-)
Stove/Furnace Make: Buckwalter & Co. , EFM520
Stove/Furnace Model: No. 28 Glenwood 1880, Alaska