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Posted 3 years ago

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Jackie
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Just looking at this stove brings to mind many wonderful memories. As a small child staying with my grandparents, I would play on the kitchen floor or fill my coloring books at the table-- feeling the warm and comfort that only a child knows how to feel.

You are lookin at a "Spark" brand wood burning gas stove built by the Hammer Bray Company in Oakland, California, July 1921. It was their deluxe, state-of-the-art model when my grandfather purchased it for my grandmother. I do believe this perfectly functioning piece was designed to last forever!

The stove is in remarkably beautiful, original conditioin. It has two ovens--one with a broiler, four gas burners, and two wood burners. A rear manifold carries away all fumes through the single pipe vent.

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  1. officialfuel officialfuel, 3 years ago
    That stove would look great in my kitchen, its beautiful!
  2. Jackie Jackie, 3 years ago
    Thank you, officalfuel. I'm kind of looking for a better place for it than I have (which is storage).
  3. Chapeldreamer Chapeldreamer, 3 years ago
    For some reason, looking at this makes me want chili and cornbread! LOL!
  4. lawat56 lawat56, 3 years ago
    this a great piece of american history ,i have always wanted a old cast iron cook stove for all the cast iron skillets i have ,but i need a log house to go with the stove lol maybe one of these day good lord willing i get the log house ,great stove
  5. Jackie, 3 years ago
    Great, Chapeldreamer, I'll join you!
  6. Jackie, 3 years ago
    Thank you lawat56. I've always thought this stove would be great in a mountain cabin.
  7. toledotreasurehunter toledotreasurehunter, 3 years ago
    This is Beautiful! Would Love to own a Great piece of history like this one. I have seen many and have bought many, but i have yet to actually own and use one. This would make any kitchen stand out in STYLE. AMAZING!
  8. Jackie Jackie, 3 years ago
    Thank you toledotreasurehunter. I wish I could accommodate you. The poor stove has been sitting storage for the last 2 months.
  9. ozmarty ozmarty, 3 years ago
    Love this . I have used this type of stove thye make the best food Electricity just can't replicate it. Down here on OZ some smart people use them out side (under cover ) for BBq's . you should be able to hook up bottled gas might have to adjust the jets. You have great things from your grandparents as well as great memories.
  10. PassingFancy PassingFancy, 3 years ago
    That's my WOW of the day! And the blue kettle etc. just go so perfectly.
  11. Jackie Jackie, 3 years ago
    Thank you, ozmarty. I don't think I'll be doing any BBq's but where is "down here on OZ?"
  12. ozmarty ozmarty, 3 years ago
    Oz is Australia , Canberra; we love BBQ's
  13. oldboy123, 3 years ago
    I have a 1921 spark wood/gas stove I just aquired I dont know much about but love the looks of yours.Any hints to help my restoration?
  14. cindyjune cindyjune, 3 years ago
    One of my favorite dreams is to have a stove like that. Yours is especially beautiful and somehow comforting!

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