Opening Day Sobeys Antigonish, 1954

Opening of the Sobeys store on Main Street, January 1954. Photo Courtesy of Sobeys, Inc.

Opening Day Sobeys Antigonish 1954

Opening day of the Sobeys store on Main Street, Antigonish, January, 1954 — the door prize was a washing machine called a Spiralator, brand name EASY.

Found this youtube ad for a Spiralator on The Arthur Godfrey show but not the same machine as in the photo.  Also finding out that this washing machine is now a collectible on ebay and kijiji.  Even found a photo of an abandoned Spiralator on flickr

We looked through issues of the Casket in early 1954 and were not able to find a notice of the store opening or who won the door prize.

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