Mixmaster® Hand Mixer

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Description
Model X, 100W, 110-120V (AC-DC), 3-speed hand mixer. Rectangular block body has a white plastic shell with horizontal, open-back, top handle and an aqua or turquoise base with diamond-textured chrome front panel housing two, detachable, 4-blade, open rectangular beaters with red plastic tips; beater ejector button is at handle left and a red, sliding speed selector on top with "BEAT WHIP / STIR MIX / FOLD BLEND / OFF" printed in black alongside slot. Detachable gray rubber power cord with 2-prong plug at right back. Manufacturer's and product names debossed lengthwise on handle and printed in black across left side of case; UL safety mark, model specifications and patent information debossed on base. Beaters unmarked.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1961
patent date
1961-06-06
maker
Sunbeam Corp.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
plastic (case; handle material)
chrome plate (case front material)
stainless steel (beaters material)
rubber (cord material)
brass (prongs material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 9 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 24.4475 cm x 19.05 cm
motor in casing: 7 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 10.4775 cm
beaters: 5 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.1275 cm
ID Number
1988.0076.05
accession number
1988.0076
catalog number
1988.0076.05
Credit Line
Edgar Wolf, Jr.
subject
appliances
Patented
Food Processing
Household Tools and Equipment
kitchen
Plastics
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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