Rotary Style Food Mixer

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Rotary style egg beater made of sheet metal. Large steel crankwheel mounted on upper framework, set vertically between two smaller cog wheels which enable the mixing motion when cranked by the coiled wire crank grip. Two bulb-shaped mixing components, each with four wings (bent sheet metal). Bent sheet metal handle at top. Crank wheel is marked: "LADD BEATER/ PAT'D JULY 7, 1908/Feb. 21, 1915/No O/NEW YORK, U.S.A./UNITED ROYALTIES CORP."
Patent Number US 892856 A, by Earnest W. Ladd, of Washington, District of Columbia, for "EGG BEATER".
Currently not on view
date made
place made
United States: New York
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
overall: 2 7/8 in x 9 7/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 25.0825 cm x 7.9375 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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Data Source
National Museum of American History