Once again, waiting paid off. The range that we wanted went on sale, $100 off and came with free delivery, a free griddle and a free LP kit (which makes it possible to use propane gas - which we had installed last summer). Together that's another 100, 120 dollar savings. Woo Hoo!
So, this is our suite of appliances:
So, by not buying it all at once and waiting for sales we managed to save a little more than $1100, that will be put to good use elsewhere in the house.