We Do Not Offer Research, Appraisals or Estimate Services.
At the height of its reign, the American Stove Industry was the fifth largest industry in America boasting more than 2,000 manufacturers each manufacturing a full line of antique heating stoves and kitchen ranges.
While we at Good Time Stove Company buy, sell and restore all stoves, we are not a reseerch company. With this type of breadth and depth in the industry it is impossible for Good Time Stove Company to provide accurate and timely research.
Below we have compiled a list of resources better equipped to help you locate the historical background and/or appraisal information you may be seeking.
Research / Appraisals
Antique Stove Information Clearinghouse
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This is a great resource. Not only is he a delight to talk to, but he is also an enormous wealth of stove knowledge. He offers parts search advice and restoration consultation free by phone. Clifford Boram currently serves as an advisor for several antique price guides. Cliff authored an article entitled What is my stove worth? for which he charges $2.00.
Antique Stove Exchange
The Antique Stove Exchange has been America's antique stove publication since 1992. It's the network resource for stove dealers, restorers, collectors and user enthusiasts. The quarterly newsletter is published each January, April, July and October reaching stove enthusiasts coast to coast. Each issue is an excellent resource to anyone interested in collecting, repairing, or restoring antiques stoves.
Antique Stove Association
The Antique Stove Association is US and Canada's network of antique stove collectors and dealers. The purpose of the Antique Stove Association is to provide information about all aspects of Antique Stoves and related items including: there uses, history, manufacturer, repair and value; and to promote fellowship among interested persons of the same.