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Toy Waffle Iron

Toy Waffle Iron

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Description
Miniature or toy size, stove-top waffle iron consisting of a bail-handled collar or ring base that holds two, identical, wooden-handled, circular pans with gridded faces. Projecting from opposite edges of each pan are half a ball bearing and a handle shank with lug and hollow. When the pans are placed face-to-face, the ball bearing and interlocked handle fit in a corresponding socket and notch in the base. Backs of both pans have "”WAGNER” (arched) / PAT\D/.. / FEB 22 / 1910 / SIDNEY, O (curved)" cast in incuse sans serif letters; no marks on base.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
iron, waffle, toy
date made
1910 - 1920
patent date
1910-02-22
maker
Wagner Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Sidney
place used
United States: New Mexico, Albuquerque
Physical Description
iron, cast (overall material)
wood (pan handles material)
wire, iron (base handle material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 7 3/4 in x 4 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 19.685 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
DL.67.0369
catalog number
67.0369
accession number
263810
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. F. S. Elmore
subject
Toys
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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