Bowdoin Franklin Fireplace Wood/Coal Antique Stove by Walker & Pratt Stove Co.
Bowdoin Franklin Fireplace Wood/Coal Antique Stove manufactured by Walker & Pratt Stove & Range Co. in Boston Massachusetts circa 1886.
This is one of those enchanting little stoves that are designed to keep you warm at a glance. This antique Franklin would parlor stove called Bowdoin manufactured in 1896 by the Walker in Pratt stove company. It is adorned with beautiful filigree starting at the feet and going all the way to the top of the stove as in the Victorian styling of antique Franklin stoves of that day 1896.
This stove is a Victorian freestanding fireplace. This beautiful Franklin fireplace stove is intended to heat a small room or space. The removable front door allows users to enjoy a full view of the fire. When it is time to turn the stove down for the evening, replace the door to restore the stove to its full heating capacity.
Using this stove is easy with its many built-in conveniences. It has a grate that allows for easy removal of ashes. A sliding draft on the lower part of the stove and on the top of the stove allows users to manage the fire and heat output effortlessly. Shiny, nickel foot rails invite you to pull up a chair, relax and loose yourself in its warmth, character and charm. This stove is nothing less than a piece of functional art that will keep you warm and comfortable through the coldest of evenings.