Waring Electric Blender

Electric blender.
Base: Green plastic base, graduated in size, with metal mechanics and bottom. 4 black rubber prongs and rotating black plastic mounting disk at top for holding accompanying pitcher. Front of base has attached metal plate, faux wood grain, with Waring logo and "waring/BLENDER/Solid State" printed, 8 rectangular white push buttons at front, printed above: "OFF/WHIP/CHOP/MIX/GRATE/PUREE/BLEND/LIQUIFY". Metal bottom, gray sticker attached, printed: "BLENDER CC-8 MODEL 1186/50 TO 60 HZ AC ONLY/120 VOLTS 5.9 AMPS 720 WATTS/U.S. PAT. NOS. 2,109,501 201,169/WARING PRODUCTS DIVISION/DYNAMICS CORPORATION OF AMERICA/NEW HARTFORD, CONN. U.S.A./ATTACH. SERIES M SER. NO. 1186", and with "DCA and "W" logos on either side. Three black rubber feet. Retractable black rubber two-pronged power cord wound inside the base.
Box: Cardboard, rectangular, printed in blue on all sides.
US 2109501 A, March 1, 1938, Frederick J. Osius, for “Disintegrating mixer for producing fluent substances”
US D201169 S, May 18, 1965, Paul O. Rawson, assignor to Dynamics Corporation of America, for “Electric blender base”
Pitcher: Footed, quatrefoil-shaped cylinder, colorless molded glass, translucent, with finely fluted exterior walls and side handle. 4-blade metal chopper mounted on inside bottom. Recessed underside and metal, wagon-wheel shaped connection in bottom center for mounting on base. Lip at top of container. Measurements in ounces and cups are embossed on exterior. “12” embossed on exterior bottom.
Lid: Black rubber, flat-topped lid, quatrefoil shape, with a hole in center and flange which allows it to fit over pitcher top. Clear, molded plastic removable stopper/finial fits into hole, molded sides, Waring logo embossed on top, “2 OZ” embossed on underside, was likely also intended to be used for measuring.
Currently not on view
Object Name
blender, electric
date made
ca 1965
Waring Products Corp.
Physical Description
glass (pitcher material)
plastic (lid material)
metal (base material)
rubber (cord material)
plastic (base material)
rubber (base material)
metal (pitcher material)
overall-with glass jar: 15 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in; 38.4175 cm x 20.0025 cm x 18.0975 cm
overall-box: 7 3/4 in x 12 1/8 in x 9 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 30.7975 cm x 23.495 cm
overall: 15 1/4 in; 38.735 cm
base: 6 3/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 18.0975 cm x 20.0025 cm
jar: 8 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 21.59 cm x 11.1125 cm x 11.1125 cm
overall: 1 1/2 in x 4 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 11.1125 cm x 11.1125 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, New Hartford
ID Number
nonaccession 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 Anne. M. Serio
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