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Advertising5243 of 7640Disney -It's a Small World Japan doll 1993Whitmans chocolate tin
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Posted 5 years ago


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1940 Cavalier Standard Cooler. I plan on restoring this and am looking for some help. I need a lid for this unit obviously would prefer original but might have to settle for reproduction. Also need cap catcher. I want to keep this as a wet cooler and it has the original refrigeration system that needs to be restored. Where can I get parts for this? Worst case scenario, are there companies that restore these refrigeration units? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!


  1. Signaholic Signaholic, 5 years ago
    Looks cool, if you look inside the cooler, you will find some stampings or numbers and letters. Since you say it's a 1940 I assume you're correct. If you want to know the exact month it was made, the last number should tell you that. Example,,TN-40-5 would mean it was made in the month of May of 1940.
  2. jerseyeric jerseyeric, 5 years ago
    Have you had any luck sorcing a lid for it (used or rep)? I have a very similar machine I just posted pics of and i have no idea regarding model or anything. I am assuming it is a wet cooler based on the "water line" marking on the cooling unit, and the drain on the front. I have no idea what the lid for this would even look like...can you help?
  3. bhurley, 5 years ago
    Haven't found a lid yet if I do I will post. Thanks for your interest

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