Handheld Duplex Cream Whipper

Description
Handheld "Duplex Cream Whipper", metal and wood. Large crankwheel mounted on upper framework, set vertically above a smaller cog wheel which enables the mixing motion when cranked by the crank grip, an attached knob-shaped green painted wood handle. Two flat mixing components, sheet metal, pierced throughout with circular holes, which rotate in opposing direction. Knob-shaped green painted wooden handle at top. Outer side of crank wheel is marked:"DUPLEX CREAM WHIPPER/ALSO BEATS EGGS/PATENT 1,322,874/PATENT 1,726,977 MFD BY/V.V.VALE CORP OAK PARK ILL/MADE IN USA".
Patent Number US 1322874 A, E.C. Brull, November 25, 1919, Oak Park, Illinois, for "Cream and Egg Whipper".
Patent Number US 1726977 A, Eugene C. Brull, September 3, 1929, Oak Park, Illinois, for "Whipping device". It is noted that this patent "is an improvement upon the construction disclosed in my prior Patent No. 1,322,874 of November 25, 1919."
Maker is V.V.Vale Corporation of Oak Park, Illinois.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1929-1940
place made
United States
United States: Illinois, Oak Park
place used
United States: Ohio, Columbus
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
wood (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 12 1/4 in x 4 5/8 in; 10.16 cm x 31.115 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
DL.322793.32
accession number
322793
collector/donor number
434
catalog number
322793.32
Credit Line
Gift of Mary Eloise Green
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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