Electric toaster

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Titles Electric toaster
Description A two-slice, manual-turn, electric toaster with no cord. The rectangular, open-sided appliance has a horizontal top and base and a movable, vertical, metal bread holder on each side, with exposed heating elements in the center which extend from side to side and top to base. Each openwork bread holder can be pulled outward by a small black knob and flipped to toast the other side. The heating elements are three flat, mica panels supported by inner metal strips and wrapped with thin metal conductors. There is a small metal and black plastic stationary handle at each end and two electrical prongs centered near the base on one side. It is marked, "PATENTS / DEC. 9, 1910 OCT. 5, 19 5 / [...] / CANADA JUNE 1, 1915 / Bte S. G. du G. No. 446548 / UNIVERSAL / MADE BY / LANDERS, FRARY & CLARK / NEW BRITAIN, CONN. U.S.A. / VOLTS 106 / 114 NO. E949 AMPS 5. / PATENTS / NOV. 16, 1920 / PAT. FEB 14, 1922 / PAT. JAN. 31, 1922 / PAT. FEB. 6, 1906 / PATENTS / PENDING". Circa 1925.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 7 inches height
8 1/2 inches width
3 3/4 inches depth
Nomenclature electric toaster
Materials metal
plastic (material)
Creation Made by: Landers, Frary and Clark
Made in: New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States
Subjects Household. Appliances. Cooking
Dates Creation: 1925
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 70.12.23 (Accession Number)

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