News in THE
WALL STREET JOURNAL - Friday,
September 20, 2002
Monitor Top madness continues to grow for old refrigerator lovers.
Jack Santoro, founder of The Old Appliance Club, and several other
G.E. Monitor Top restoration experts and owners from TOAC are interviewed about this famous fridge by Rachel Silverman of the Wall Street Journal.
To learn about the fascinating history of the Monitor Top and the French Abby that invented it just to cool wine, you can order back issues
here - THE
OLD ROAD HOME - magazine plus even more published articles on this colorful cooler.
These must read Monitor Top back issues are still in stock and
page center Wall Street Journal article:
"If a Fridge Has Run For Years, Collectors May Be Chasing
"...Many of those who
can't resist old Monitor Tops, colorful 1950s Frigidaires or even the
boxy harvest gold or avocado refrigerators popular in the '60s and '70s
have found each other through
The Old Appliance
Club. The club, founded
in 1994 in Ventura, Calif., brings together vintage-appliance users,
restoration experts ..."
listing of other publications, TV, and radio website interviews:
Street Journal-1995, Natural Gas Dailies, LA Times, Antique Trader,
BrandWise, Good Housekeeping magazine, Independent Business magazine,
Business '99, Renovation Style, The New Yorker, Frontier House PBS series,
The Old House Journal magazine, syndicated columnists, Ann and Nan,
Mr. Handyperson - Mark Hett, This Old House, Collectors Magazine and Price
Guide, Cabin Life, libraries and museums throughout the country including
The Smithsonian Library.
For stove and appliance
parts, information, free consultation, estimates, thermostats,
electrical elements, safeties... see The
Old Appliance Club Shop