Who owns the Crosley brand?

Bo LeMastus—company founder and CEO as well as a NASCAR enthusiast and former racer—has collected the pictures, the mementos, and the several Crosley cars he showcases in his facilities, but they aren’t concerns he wishes to dwell on. “This is a business we developed over the last 30 years,” he says.

Is Crosley and GE the same?

—July 16, 2018—GE Appliances, a Haier company, has entered into a contract to manufacture private-label refrigerators, upright freezers, chest freezers, dishwashers, gas and electric free-standing ranges, and front-load laundry machines for Crosley Corporation, the exclusive distributor of Crosley-branded appliances …

Does Crosley ship to Canada?

We currently ship anywhere in the US, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Canada. Orders outside the continental US may be subject to additional shipping fees, taxes or duties.

What was the first refrigerator made by Crosley?

The Shelvador Refrigerator by Crosley. Shelvador print ad from the mid-30s (est. By the early ’30s, Powel Crosley Jr had already built cars and radios. His foray into household appliances started with the Icyball, a refrigerator that was powered by kerosene rather than electricity.

What was the first refrigerator with door shelving?

The Crosley Shelvador was the first refrigerator to have door shelving. In 1931, the company’s founder Powel Crosley met an inventor who had come up with a design for refrigerator door shelving. Crosley thought the idea profitable, so he paid the inventor $15,000 cash for the design and patent rights.

What is a Crosley Shelvador refrigerator?

The Crosley Shelvador was one of the first sealed unit type refrigerators introduced into Australia. This particular unit was imported from the USA sometime in the late 1930s. The Crosley Shelvador was the first refrigerator to have door shelving.

Who invented the Shelvador?

His foray into household appliances started with the Icyball, a refrigerator that was powered by kerosene rather than electricity. It was the Shelvador, though, that would make him millions, while an industry eagerly awaited its chance at the same success. The story behind the Shelvador varies. Some say it was Crosley’s idea.