Amana® Radarange® Microwave Oven

Amana® Radarange® Microwave Oven

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Object Name
oven, microwave
date made
ca 1974
date purchased
1974-04-13
date last used
1998-03-10
maker
Amana Appliances
place made
United States: Iowa, Amana
place purchased; place used
Germany: Baden-Württemberg, Karlsruhe
place used
United States: Virginia, Alexandria
United States: Maryland, Frederick
Physical Description
steel, stainless (overall material)
chrome plate (door frame and handle material)
plastic (buttons; door choke; splash guard material)
glass (window; drip tray material)
rubber (cord material)
copper (magnetron; wiring material)
magnet (magnetron material)
iron (other internal components material)
Measurements
overall: 38 cm x 58 cm x 44 cm; 14 15/16 in x 22 13/16 in x 17 5/16 in
overall: 15 in x 17 1/4 in x 22 3/4 in; 38.1 cm x 43.815 cm x 57.785 cm
ID Number
1998.3037.01
nonaccession number
1998.3037
catalog number
1998.3037.01
1998.3037.01a
Credit Line
Gift of Ruth Y. Sieg
subject
appliances
Household Tools and Equipment
Food Culture
Food Processing
kitchen
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Just thought I'd let you know that in the mid 1970's, I purchased an Amana Radarrange. Just before the 5-year was up, they replaced the "tube" of whatever. When we moved in 1986, we gave our daughter the microwave oven. This year, it finally gave up the ghost and she had to replace it. I think that says alot about the quality of the Amana microwave oven. It is now the 2021st year - you do the math!!!! I cooked many full meals in it after work for our family of four.

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