MODEL ET-9 Electric Toaster

Description:

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:

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4319-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1181510

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