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Vintage Len-O-Meter for Leonard Refrigerators, Unusual Sales Gimmick

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Seller: redchief666 (1,517) 100%, Location: Van Wert, Ohio, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 202233068184 Offered for bid: Vintage Len-O-Meter, sales gimmick for Leonard refrigerators. This coin operated timer was installed between the refrigerator and the electrical outlet. If you google "Len-O-Meter- Leonard refrigerator", there is an advertisement from the April 27, 1934 Pittsburgh Press which explains it's purpose. If you purchased one of these refrigerators from certain stores on credit they came with one of these timers, you were supposed to put 15 cents in every day to keep it going. This is the money that you would spend on ice for the ice box every day, by the end of the month it had collected your payment. Fair cosmetic condition, needs some additional cleaning, worn insulation on the cord, plug is damaged, functional condition is unknown and there is no key for it. Please see the photos. Condition: Used

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