Waffle Iron

Waffle Iron

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Rectangular waffle iron, plier form; both plates feature a grid of squares. Two, long, slightly bowed handles, circular in section, the shorter one ending in a scrolled hook with bent wire loop that fits over the bulb terminal on the other handle to secure closed. Both handles with arrow-shaped pads double-riveted to plates. Dome-headed handle pivot is peened over a domed washer. Cast-in marks on exterior of both plates include a relief profile bust of a man in military uniform, facing left, above the handle pads with "E. B." to his left and "BERLIN / CT" to his right in raised serif letters, placed sideways.
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Object Name
iron, waffle
date made
ca 1815 - 1830
place made
United States: Connecticut, Berlin
Physical Description
iron, wrought (handles material)
iron, cast (plates material)
overall: 2 3/4 in x 24 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in; 6.985 cm x 62.23 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of John Paul Remensnyder
Household Tools and Equipment
Kitchen utensils
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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