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dynnargh .croeso,welcolme,failte.asi look back at the coal effect electric fire 1962

March 24, 2013

theres nothing like the sight of the coal effect fire on these cold spring like days as the snow falls out side its instant heat and mines made by sun house by frost and co of birmingham and boy it throus out the heat and after half an hour i just have the baulbs on theres nothing like it unlike the fires of to day the bars some how just aint got it thats if you can find one as they seem to of gone all hi tec with no wire bars and on a pre payment meeter i have to watcxh the pounds but supprisenly it costs only about a pound for a n hour of heat becase once it heats the room up it stays like that even thou the gas is 10 times more expensive thats very expensive and its not very warm i had one with thous glasses bars lokked flas but not much heat out of it theres nothing like the old ones as they say and it only goes to prove they dont make them like that no more shame

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  1. Libby Hall permalink
    March 25, 2013 7:56 am

    I have a coal effect fire made in the 50s. I love it. It heats up the room very quickly. And then I, too, just leave on the bulbs and that feels warm and cosy. I wonder if I will be able to get new ‘firelight’ bulbs when these go? I hope so!

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