Couple finally ditch 1950s appliances

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Image caption They say they are “not interested” within money and are hoping a art gallery or collector will take the devices

An elderly couple are getting reduce household appliances they bought a lot more than 50 years ago.

Questionnaire Saunders, 83, and wife Rachel, 81, from Exeter, have a drop dryer, water boiler, cooker plus washing machine, all in recent functioning order.

They purchased some of the items when they got married within 1956 and have been using most of them considering that.

They say they are “not interested” in money and wish a museum or collector is going to take them.

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Image caption The couple bought a few of the items when they got married in 1956

Within the items for sale is a Servis washer which the couple bought for £ 60 when they first got married.

“It was a lot of money during those times, ” said Mrs Saunders.

All of the items operate, yet Mr Saunders said the washer does “have the slightest associated with leaks”.

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Picture caption The dryer was utilized until a couple of months ago

The tumble clothes dryer was bought when their initial daughter was born 55 years ago plus was used until a couple of months back.

They also have a Baby Belling cooker bought in 1956 meant for £ 19 and a five-gallon central heating boiler bought in 1959 for about £ 15.

The few decided to get rid of the appliances after “having a clear out”.

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Image caption The few say they do not want to throw away the particular machines which have served them therefore well

“It would be an awful shame in order to throw them away or to take them to the suggestion, ” said Mrs Saunders.

“We’ve been here for 6 decades and we’ve kept them regarding spares for years, but now we’ll by no means use them again.

“I’m not bothered about the price : I’d like them to go to a museum or even something like that so they can be maintained. ”

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