Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: weppler1978 On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:23 pm

I am going to bid on this parlor stove but I was hoping someone could tell me maybe more about what time frame it comes from? Its cast iron with enamel over the front. Also do you think if I hooked up the pipe in the back I could safely use it?





Thanks!
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Stove/Furnace Make: Cast Iron Parlor Stove Enamel

Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: dcrane On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:55 pm

gosh...you gotta admit the French really knew their enamaling back in the day. Beautiful looking stove... Im not sure why its all open slots on the lower sections below the doors? how do you control the fire? :shock: either way... this thing is beautiful, are you planning on using it or simply displaying it?
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Crane 404

Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: weppler1978 On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:58 pm

Well primarily for display but if its safe t use the spot I have for it will have a hook up to vent through the pipe, and I would love to use it occasionally. Assuming I get it cheap enough
weppler1978
 
Stove/Furnace Make: Cast Iron Parlor Stove Enamel


Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: SMITTY On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:59 pm

What I want to know is ......... what the hell is that thing doing in FLORIDA??? :gee: :what:
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: dcrane On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 7:59 pm

Thats an Old Godin for sure... here is an example unit you can compare it with ^^^

Its in Florida because that seller is an antique dealer specializing in old cast iron crap, she prolly picked it up for a song :lol:
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: michaelanthony On: Tue Apr 30, 2013 8:11 pm

I'm no expert in this WOOD burning fireplace. I have a bait pale that I can safely burn in if I put it in my fireplace. Are you buying this to look at? Can not give safety advise per photo, keep in mind, 1880 no problem, no OSHA, no Underwriters Laboratory, 2013 no coal in this unit...just my $.02. :|
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: b00bystar On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:54 pm

I don't know if I'm even going about this the right way but I have a faultless oak wood stove made by John m. Smith company and I can't seem to find any information about it online. so any information you might have about the stove would be much appreciated.
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: b00bystar On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:57 pm

here are a couple of pictures I just took.
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: b00bystar On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 3:02 pm

Printed on the front is. Faultless oak. John M. Smyth co. Chicago (#) No 18
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: McGiever On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 5:21 pm

Looks like John M. Smyth co. Chicago was a furniture and related home goods retailer in Chicago.

Your stove was likely produced by one of the big stove companies of the day in Chicago and had John M. Smyth co. Chicago cast into the door instead of the big stove company's name. Look for a similar stove with another name to see some history.
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: b00bystar On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:26 pm

Yeah the only thing I can really find is one that is marked round oak. And stamped 216. Mine is stamped 18. I dont know if that is relevent or not. Im mainly interested in its value more than anything.
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Re: Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

PostBy: McGiever On: Fri Aug 22, 2014 6:37 pm

b00bystar wrote:Yeah the only thing I can really find is one that is marked round oak. And stamped 216. Mine is stamped 18. I dont know if that is relevent or not. Im mainly interested in its value more than anything.



Appraisals info here:

http://www.barnstablestove.com/html/appraisals.htm
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Stoker Coal Boiler: AXEMAN-ANDERSON 130 "1959"
Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: HARMAN MAGNUM
Hand Fed Coal Stove: RADIANT HOME AIR BLAST
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