Herz gas hand iron

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Titles Herz gas hand iron
Description Help Mate gas hand iron made of cast iron with a chromed finish and black painted wood handle grip. Made by the HERZ Manufacturing Company of St. Paul, Minnesota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 1/4 inches length
3 3/4 inches width
6 inches height
Nomenclature iron (tool)
Materials iron
wood (plant material)
brass (alloy)
Creation Made by: Herz Manufacturing Company
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Household. Cleaning & Laundry. Cleaning Tools & Equipment. Ironing
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1909 (Patent number: 974665 Filing date: October 19, 1909, Issue date: November 1, 1910.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2008.43.1 (Accession Number)

User Comments

  • Carrie austin on August 3, 2016 10:52:49 AM
    We recently found one of these irons at our mother's home. In all my searches this is the only site that comes up on my search. My sister and I are not sure what value to put on this iron. can you help?
  • Photo and Art Database Admin on August 4, 2016 08:29:57 AM
    As a non-profit institution, the Minnesota Historical Society is prohibited from providing appraisals. The following list includes member associations that can often refer you to specialists by region. * Minnesota Antiques Dealers Association Accredited Appraiser list: http://www.mnantiquesdealers.com/services/accredited-appraisers/ * American Society of Appraisers: www.appraisers.org 800.272.8258 * Appraisers Association of America: http://www.appraisersassoc.org 212.889.5404 * International Society of Appraisers: www.isa-appraisers.org 206.241.0359 888.472-4732

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