Electric Percolator

Description:

Wear-Ever Electric Percolator

Aluminum pot (A) in a baluster shape with the heating unit at the base on 4 bakelite semi-circular feet. Upright spout, ear-shaped wooden handle and brass-hinged lid with clear glass window finial marked "PYREX."

Aluminum brew basket (B), cover (C) and percolating tube (D).

Stamped on underside: “WEAR-EVER/T.A.C.U.CO./ALUMINUM TM/THE ALUMINUM COOKING UTENSIL CO./NEW KENSINGTON, PA.”; “PAT. JULY 18, 1916/No. 1191426”

Patent:

US1191426 A, July 18, 1916, D. C. G. Hughes, Chicago, Illinois, for “Electrically-heated utensil”

Date Made: 1916Patent Date: 1916-07-18

Maker: Wear-Ever AluminumAluminum Cooking Utensil Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, New Kensington

Subject: BeveragesFood CultureappliancesHousehold Tools and EquipmentKitchen utensils

Subject:

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Edgar Wolf, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.3012.03Nonaccession Number: 1988.3012Catalog Number: 1988.3012.03

Object Name: percolator, electric

Physical Description: aluminum (overall material)wood (handle material)glass (part material)Measurements: overall: 9 1/2 in x 10 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 24.13 cm x 27.305 cm x 13.97 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-7a2d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_324375

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