Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of the by William F. George

By William F. George

Finally. A finished collector's booklet and old reference containing every little thing there's to grasp approximately old and classic electrical waffle irons and the firms that made them. the writer, a former technological know-how instructor, precision medical software maker, and author, has for years accumulated, researched, restored, and now and again written approximately every thing from old pocket watches and cameras to previous radios and classic autos. Bill's ardour for vintage electrical home equipment has resulted in this first-of-its-kind ebook. The author's choice of waffle makers, all meticulously restored to like-new , numbers within the thousands. during this e-book he stocks with the reader every little thing he is discovered through the years approximately those little marvels and the corporations and other people that created them.

This 258 web page booklet is profusely illustrated with never-before-published fabrics approximately waffles and waffle irons together with patent drawings, historical work, factory-issued literature, and classic photographs and ads. additionally incorporated are enormous quantities of informative images of restored waffle irons from the author's own assortment in addition to infrequent and strange examples from the collections of famous toaster and equipment aficionados from round the state.

This is not any traditional collector-type photograph e-book. it is the fruits of 1000's of hours of study into the heritage of the electrical equipment in twentieth century the United States. via unique interviews with the heirs of corporation founders, with former staff, and with archivists, historians, and librarians, the writer has been capable of bring together in-depth histories of over eighty five equipment brands and shops. For the 1st time the reader will locate specified biographies of a number of the males who based and ran the corporations that gave the realm the toasters, the ovens, the grills, and the opposite kitchen home equipment that this day all of us take for granted.

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