How much is an antique wood stove worth?

In general, the condition, size, design, and rarity will determine the value of the stove. Most are in the $100 to $500 range, though some can go for several thousands of dollars.

Where was the Kalamazoo Stove Company?

The Kalamazoo Stove & Furnace Company was founded on July 12, 1901 by Edward Woodbury, George Bardeen, and William S., James, and Charles Dewing. Its industry was cooking/heating stoves and furnaces and its headquarters were in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

How can I find out the make and model of my wood burner?

The model and serial numbers are located on a “rating plate,” which is a metal plate that’s usually permanently affixed to the fireplace, insert or stove. In gas fireplaces, the rating plate is found in the controls area.

How do I identify my wood burner?

Most manufacturers now use Serial numbers or have some form of data plate on their appliances – usually hidden from front view. If you can’t identify your stove, the three more common places these data tags can be found are the sides, rear or undersides of the stoves.

What’s the difference between a log burner and a stove?

The big difference with the stove is that it has a raised grate in the bottom. This keeps the fuel off the bottom of the stove and enables air to circulate underneath it for a better burn, the opposite of a wood burner.

How do I know if I can burn coal in my stove?

Coal cannot be burnt inside a wood burning stove. Coal needs a source of air from below the fire to burn efficiently, and so there needs to be a grate at the bottom of the stove which wood burning stoves won’t have. Multi fuel stoves have a grate and so allow you to burn coal.

How much would you get to scrap a stove?

At an average weight of 135 lbs, a scrap oven/stove will be worth between $10 and $20 depending on the area.

How much does a Kalamazoo wood burning stove cost?

The value is going to depend on the condition, completeness of parts and market demand. This stove probably would sell in the $400-$600 if complete and functional. If the back warming shelves or the warming cabinets are with it then the price could be more.

Where can I find information about pellet stoves?

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Is it OK to clean a wood burning stove with ice?

Ice in the top portion, chilled section below featuring a drain hole for the ice melt. Wipe it down to clean but do not sand wood, polish metal as that will diminish value with “purists”. Ok.

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