- 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”
- US1191426 A, July 18, 1916, D. C. G. Hughes, Chicago, Illinois, for “Electrically-heated utensil”
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- percolator, electric
- date made
- patent date
- Wear-Ever Aluminum
- Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, New Kensington
- Physical Description
- aluminum (overall material)
- wood (handle material)
- glass (part material)
- 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
- ID Number
- nonaccession number
- catalog number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Edgar Wolf, Jr.
- Food Culture
- Household Tools and Equipment
- Kitchen utensils
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- Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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