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Old Roper stove

Postby brian89gp » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:57 pm

I have this old Roper Bakemaster stove that I know very little about. It is not my taste so I am looking to sell it but I don't know much about it. It supposidly still works perfectly and I know that the clock still keeps time, anybody have any suggestions on where to sell this thing at and how much it might be worth?

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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby KathyJB » Mon Jan 12, 2009 11:38 pm

I only know one thing about your stove, it's keeewwwwlllll! Except I was wondering about the placement of the burners. Wouldn't you have a better chance of catching your sleeve on fire with them offset like that? I still think it's unique. I have never seen a stove like it, even when I was trying to find one before I decided to go with the one I have now, and believe me, I saw a lot of stoves.
Good luck selling!
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby Danno » Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:10 am

KathyJB wrote:I Wouldn't you have a better chance of catching your sleeve on fire with them offset like that?

No way, it's actually better. Think about having to reach around a pot to pick up the one behind it (standard setup), this is just reach straight back no matter which burner you are on, much safer and nicer.
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby angolito » Tue Jan 13, 2009 11:25 am

danno...... step AWAY from the gas........ :D

neat stove. put it on craigslist...... it will be gone in a heartbeat.
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby KathyJB » Tue Jan 13, 2009 12:36 pm

Well I'll be darned, I guess you're right. I wouldn't give it away, that stove looks immaculate.
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby kathyd » Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:06 pm

Very cool, too bad it's too big for my space and it's gas. Otherwise I'd hop in the car and head to KC to pick it up.
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby brian89gp » Tue Jan 13, 2009 2:43 pm

What do you guys/gals think its worth?
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby MyNewFarm » Tue Jan 13, 2009 5:28 pm

I don't know if this would help at all, but here is a similar one on craigs list up here. Personally I think that may be a bit high, but I'm not sure.

http://siouxcity.craigslist.org/hsh/991604314.html
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby KathyJB » Tue Jan 13, 2009 9:54 pm

If it is as clean as it looks and is in sound working order, I wouldn't let it go for less than $450.00. You can always go down. Times are tough right now, so maybe I am too high?
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Re: Old Roper stove

Postby Chris » Mon Jan 19, 2009 2:05 pm

Trying again ...

Brian, I have a bit of a Roper stove obsession, but I can't see your pics. Is there somewhere else I can view them? Original-condition stoves can go for a wide range of prices depending on details, local market and, of course, lucky timing.
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