Single-cup coffee maker, black plastic, intended to sit on top of a coffee mug or cup. Funnel, inverted cone shape at top, exterior is smooth, interior has ridges radiating from center hole. Small tab handle at top edge, embossed on top: "COFFEE-CONE®" in serif font, "by David Douglas" in cursive. Bottom is embossed in sans serif: "PATENT/PENDING". Bottom of cone flares into flattened circular foot on bottom, pierced.
US D203854 S, February 22, 1966, David Douglas, for "Coffee maker" (filied June 4, 1964)
US 3334574 A, August 8, 1967, David Douglas, for "Cup mounted coffee cones" (filed June 4, 1964)
Maker is Douglas Plymouth Corporation, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.
Currently not on view
Object Name
maker, coffee
date made
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
average spatial: 9 cm x 11.5 cm; 3 9/16 in x 4 1/2 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Manitowoc
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray (Anne W. Murray)
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