Antique Wood Burning cooking stove by Montgomery Wards

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Up for bid is an Antique wood cooking stove, by Montgomery Wards it is the Fortress Model # 04AF 312A.

I don't know a lot about this stove. It was still being used when I bought my cabin up north. I will try to describe it the best I can. Please ask if you have any questions. I really have no idea how old this stove is. If you know the age please let us know. Thanks!

By looking at the side profile you can see w someone added a small mesh heat shield. It is about 49 inches tall at the back side . The stove itself stands 30 inches tall, 38 inches wide by 27 inches deep with stack. The porcelain finish is in pretty good shape for it's age, t are some chips and scratches. If you need more pictures to see it better I will send you more. The grading is not orginal in the fire box. It has a piece of heavy expanded metal in it. One of the top shelf gusset's has a small piece broke off the design, it doesn't effect the shelf. It's not real noticable. The stove black has been painted. The inside of the oven looks good, the doors and the drawer work well. This stove really added character to the room. The only reason we removed it was that we wanted to be able to use the den all year round. Please feel free to ask any questions and I will try to get back to you ASAP. Thanks
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