Mix-O-Matic Electric Mixer

Hand-held electric mixer. (A) Streamlined body, yellow, molded plastic and chrome-plated steel. Molded rubber underside. Molded rocket-style wings at back. Yellow plastic handle at top, pointed, with rubber power cord, yellow, attached on side. Top of body has speed selector knob, pointed, yellow, molded plastic. Attached metal plate, printed: “HIGH/MED/LOW/OFF/SHARPEN/®MIX-O-MATIC”. Side of body is embossed and printed: “MIX-O-MATIC/MIXER – SHARPENER”. Top of body has bent piece of chrome-plated steel which covers knife sharpener, arrow embossed on one end, plastic body is marked: “KNIFE”. Bottom of body has metal plate, embossed: “MODEL NO. 431/110-120 VOLTS AS-/80 WATTS/STEAM-O-MATIC CORP./KANSAS CITY, MO UL”. (C) and (D) are detachable four-winged beaters.
Maker is Rival Manufacturing Company (Steam-O-Matic Corp. was first trademarked in 1938), Kansas City, Missouri, circa 1932-present.
Object Name
mixer, electric hand
date made
Rival Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
rubber (cord material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in x 10 3/8 in; 6.985 cm x 20.955 cm x 26.3525 cm
place made
United States: Missouri, Kansas City
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 Jane Griffin Yeingst and William H. Yeingst
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