Gibson® Appliances

 Electrolux currently owns the brand.

Other brands associated with Electrolux include- White Westinghouse, Frigidaire, Philco, Kelvinator  and Tappan.

Gibson began manufacturing refrigerators in the early 1900's In 1956 the Hupp Corporation acquired Gibson. In 1967 Hupp merged with White Consolidated Industries. 

The brand was then purchased by Electrolux in 1986

Style 1

Example: KG44312523

The manufacture date is represented by the numerical digit in the 3rd position of the serial number.

Blue indicates Year and Red is the week of manufacture

Please note! In some cases the year digit in the example above covers decades. So it could be for 2014-2004-1994. You will have to use your best judgement when decoding the age. 

Fortunately most current tags also show the actual manufacture date printed as well. 


Style 2

Any product showing it was manufactured by White Consolidated will be the same as Style 1
It can also have an actual date of manufacture printed on the tag. 

Style 3

Prior to the brands purchase by White in 1967, little information can be located in regards to specific accuracy.
Extremely aged models could have an actual date or the date is in the model number.