what is a French Frame (on a Baltimore heater)

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Post by gardener » Fri. Nov. 20, 2020 3:59 pm

Last night was reading through one of the old catalogs, then I flipped through two of the Abendroth Brothers catalogs.
In one catalog for their York Grand B, with what appears to be a Square frame, it says in the description:
"Furnished with Square, Circular or French Frame."

I gather that a Circular frame is the same as a Square frame with the upper corners absent...
What is a French Frame?

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Square frame?

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In a different Abendroth Brothers catalog is the Early York. Is this depiction of a French Frame?
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French Frame?

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Post by Sunny Boy » Fri. Nov. 20, 2020 6:24 pm

I never heard of it, but,.... no matter what we think we know, this is the place to learn even more!!!!!! :yes:

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Post by Amy121 » Sat. Nov. 21, 2020 1:48 am

As far as I understood, the French frame means a certain style, when the "frame" is cut in a curved way with complex lines and represents the style of Renaissance/gothic


 
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Post by Amy121 » Sat. Nov. 21, 2020 1:53 am

like this one, right?

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Post by Keepaeyeonit » Sat. Nov. 21, 2020 9:25 pm

Amy121 wrote:
Sat. Nov. 21, 2020 1:53 am
like this one, right?
Amy121 is that your stove? that is beautiful! :yes:

 
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Post by Amy121 » Sun. Nov. 22, 2020 4:52 am

no, haha it's not mine (unfortunately). But it really looks amazing!
I'm more into modern heating systems. I help my husband with a website about house stuff like heaters and humidifiers, and he asked me to google for those Baltimore heaters - really glad I did, now I want one in our house, looks lovely.
You can check some recent heater reviews if you like, you are welcome :)

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