It only looks old

You don't have to give up modern conveniences to get 1950s styling in a major appliance. Elmira Stove Works offers new, modern refrigerators in its Northstar line that harken back to the Eisenhower era. But these fridges have no-frost freezers.

The Northstars are, in truth, new GE models. Elmira replaces the doors with ones that have a convincing '50s look, then paints the units with a choice of eight colors, such as "flamingo pink," "mint green," "buttercup yellow" or "robin's egg blue." Prices vary, but for most it's $2,795.

For more information: (800) 295-8498.

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