US Army Range Wood/Coal Antique Cook Stove
Overall Dimensions: 52"W x 36"D
Footprint Dimensions: 48"W x 25"D
Height To Cook Top: 33"
Overall Height: 33"
Oven: 28"W x 23"D x 13.5"H
19" Stick of Wood
The wood burning US Army Range was manufactured by the Garland Stove Company in the early 1940’s specifically to be used by the Army. This vintage stove prepared many meals for soldiers training to serve their country in World War II. Large and impressive, the Army Range has a huge oven, eight 9” cooklids and a big fire box capable of hold long sticks of wood. There are ash clean out areas located below the oven and wood box. Storage space is available at the base of the stove. The manufacturing information is embossed on the side of the stove, complete with the date of construction – August 17, 1942. This historic, patriotic and magnificent stove is ideal for cooking for a big group. It will reliably serve a household well.
This impressive stove is an engineering accomplishment and is among the best stoves ever built. This is the original commercial wood/coal kitchen stove built for the United States Army during World War II.
This a proud workhorse of a stove whose engineering and design allow it to easily meet and exceed the most rigorous and demanding cooking and heating needs. It is constructed for the purposes of daily and continuous use. It is designed to withstand extreme wear and tear.
The stove is equipped with six cook lids or burners on top expansive cook top of the stove. A large oven directly below the cook area is substantial. The firebox will maintain a fire from six to eight hours burning wood or coal. It can hold a fire overnight and will heat up promptly in the morning.
Large handles open the heavy oven doors. A unique locking system was devised that secures the oven doors in place and makes it impossible for a door to accidentally fall open.
A storage drawer under the bottom of the stove is conveniently provided to house wood, pots, pans and other cooking accessories.
A plate on the front of the stove proud calls out its US Army origins and reinforces to details with an additional nameplate on the right-hand side of the stove with a patent date of 1942.