Salton™ Peanut Butter Machine

Salton™ Peanut Butter Machine

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Description
Model PB-5, 130W 120V AC, with white plastic base in original cardboard box.
A. Opaque white plastic, flattened cylinder-shape power base housing motor is fitted with a colorless clear plastic bowl or hopper atop grinder at top back and has a D-shape platform extending below spout on front to hold bowl to catch the peanut butter; white rubber power cord extends from back; four black rubber feet on underside. “off/on” embossed and printed on side in black with white plastic switch; side of body embossed and printed in black sans serif: “Salton / Peanut / Butter / Machine”; “chunky/smooth” embossed on opposite side, with molded plastic knob. Bottom of base embossed: “LOT B760318 / SALTON INC. / BRONX, N.Y. / PEANUT BUTTER MACHINE. MADE IN U.S.A. / MODEL PB-5 130 WATTS 120 VOLTS A.C. 60 HZ. / CAUTION: DO NOT IMMERSE POWER BASE IN WATER ® UL 949D / U.S. PAT. PEND."
B. Clear plastic bowl to fit under nozzle on base (A).
C. Lid for bowl (B).
Vertical rectangular four-flap top and bottom box is printed with a picture of two machines, one white and one brown, on front and back; features listed on end; and manufacturer information across one bottom flap: “THE SALTON PEANUT BUTTER MACHINE / From Salton, Inc., Makers of Hotray® Products / 1260 Zerega Ave., Bronx, N.Y. 10462 U.S.A.”
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1975
place made
United States: New York, Bronx
place used
United States: Maryland, Fort Washington
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (cylinder material)
Measurements
overall-machine: 10 3/4 in x 6 5/8 in x 3 in; 27.305 cm x 16.8275 cm x 7.62 cm
overall- in box: 11 7/8 in x 7 3/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 30.1625 cm x 18.7325 cm x 12.065 cm
ID Number
1988.3165.01
nonaccession number
1988.3165
catalog number
1988.3165.01
Credit Line
Dorothy K. Burch
subject
appliances
Food Processing
Household Tools and Equipment
kitchen
Nuts
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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