"IWANTU" Comfort Gas Iron Base

Description:

Triangular or single-point gas iron base fitted with a fuel pipe running inside the length of the body, its nozzle end fixed at an angle at back. Four ventilation holes along bottom of both sides. Base fits inside cover 2005.0272.01 and secures to it by the small hole inside the toe, which corresponds to a rounded projection on the cover, and by the twist-lock handle at back which slips into a narrow slot in the cover. Flat and smooth underside. No marks.

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Strause Gas Iron Co.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Baltimore Gas and Electric Home Products & Services, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.0272.02Accession Number: 2005.0272Catalog Number: 2005.0272.02

Object Name: base, gas irongas iron, part of

Physical Description: iron (overall material)plate, nickel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 14.2875 cm x 21.2725 cm x 9.2075 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-d405-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1296492

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