Antique Victorian Parlor Stove Help Identifying

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weppler1978
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Stove/Furnace Make: Cast Iron Parlor Stove Enamel

Post 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?

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Post 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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Post 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

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Post 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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Post 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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Post 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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Post 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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Post Fri. Aug. 22, 2014 2:57 pm

here are a couple of pictures I just took.
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Post 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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Post 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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Post 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 don't know if that is relevent or not. Im mainly interested in its value more than anything.

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Post 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 don't know if that is relevent or not. Im mainly interested in its value more than anything.
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