Antique icebox refrigerators can be purchased online through auction websites such as eBay, through local classifieds sites such as Craigslist, as well as through specialty antique appliance stores such as AntiqueVintageAppliances.com. Some manufacturer also create modern refrigerators styled to look like icebox models.
AntiqueVintageAppliances.com allows users to browse through several different styles of icebox refrigerators. Each listing contains pictures of the model, as well as a description of its features and condition. Customers who wish to purchase one of the units listed on the site must contact the associated retail store, located in Tucson, Arizona, to organize shipping and payment arrangements. The store also features several models not listed on the site.
The availability and frequency of vintage icebox refrigerators found on sites like Craigslist varies, as it is used by both private sellers as well as appliance dealers. The site places no requirements on the information sellers need to include in each listing, but most typically include a written description of the unit and its condition. Users are not required to create an account with Craigslist in order to create postings, so there is no primary way to judge a seller's trustworthiness. It is best to always meet sellers in a public place and avoid paying any money before seeing the actual item.