MODEL ET-9 Electric Toaster


Electric toaster. Rectangular shape, black molded plastic, shiny. Matte red curved knob on right side of body, molded plastic, pulls down to toast or up to release the toast. Semi-sphere knob below, red, with molded black line, to select temperature. Opening at top to insert toast, heating elements visible. Front of body has maker/model printed in red: “MAXIM Microchip”. Thin plastic feet at bottom, black plastic power cord with two-pronged plug attached at underside. Underside is embossed: “THE MAXIM COMPANY/NEWARK, NJ 07105/MODEL ET-9 TOASTER/120 V AC 1050 WATTS/DO NOT IMMERSE/IN WATER/HOUSEHOLD/USE ONLY/YL ® LISTED 99N3/9145/MADE IN CHINA”; underside is debossed: “WARNING – TO PREVENT/ELECTRIC SHOCK, UNPLUG/TOASTER BEFORE CLEANING”

Maker is the Maxim Company, Newark, New Jersey, who in 1989 merged with another manufacturer, Salton, Inc., to become Salton/Maxim. Further research is needed on the Maxim Company.

Date Made: ca 1989

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, NewarkPlace Used: United States: Virginia, Alexandria

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Jane Griffin Yeingst and William H. Yeingst

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1993.3037.01Catalog Number: 1993.3037.01Nonaccession Number: 1993.3037Catalog Number: 1993.3037.1

Object Name: toaster

Physical Description: metal (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 7/16 in x 13 11/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 16.35125 cm x 34.76625 cm x 9.8425 cm


Record Id: nmah_1181510

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