Selwyn Chief iron

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Titles Selwyn Chief iron
Description Selwyn Chief electric iron with maroon dial on top that may be turned to select the ironing temperature (Low, 1 - 5, and High). The yellow, grey, and black striped cord exits the iron at the black resin (estimate) handle through a metal spring. Marked: MODEL A150 SERIAL 117430.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/8 inches height (iron)
9 3/4 inches length (iron)
5 1/8 inches width (iron)
6 3/4 inches length (cord)
6 3/4 inches width (iron with cord bundled beside)
Nomenclature iron (tool)
Materials wood
aluminum (metal)
resin
cloth
Creation Made by: Selwyn Engineering Company
Made in: Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Clothes and dress.
Household. Cleaning & Laundry. Cleaning Tools & Equipment. Ironing
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1930 - Not later than 1939 (Data on website irons.com indicates that production of the Selwyn Engineering Co.'s 'Chief' model A150 Thermostat iron, with painted wood handle and cast aluminum cowl. probably dates mid- to late 1930s.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2010.93.1 (Accession Number)

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