Mixmaster® Stand Mixer

Mixmaster® Stand Mixer

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Description
Model MMB, 175W, 120V (AC only) domestic countertop stand mixer, chrome finish with open-ended black handle and 12-speed Mix-finder dial at back of a tapered cylindrical, tilting motor head with vertical attachment hub at left front. Features two, detachable, 4-blade, open rectangular beaters (one larger than the other) and a rotating bowl rest with automatic speed control; bowl shift lever near back of platform to accommodate two stainless steel mixing bowls (4 quart and 1 5/8 quart). Removable black rubber power cord with two-prong plug at back right of motor. Motor head disconnects from stand for use as a hand mixer.
Object Name
mixer, food
date made
1968 - 1974
maker
Sunbeam Corp.
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
chrome plate (overall material)
plastic (handle; speed dial material)
rubber (power cord material)
steel, stainless (bowls material)
Measurements
overall, large bowl: 4 5/8 in x 9 in; 11.7475 cm x 22.86 cm
overall, small bowl: 4 5/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 11.7475 cm x 16.1925 cm
overall, stand: 12 5/8 in x 11 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in; 32.0675 cm x 29.21 cm x 18.7325 cm
ID Number
1988.3120.1
nonaccession number
1988.3120
catalog number
1988.3120.1
subject
appliances
Food Processing
Household Tools and Equipment
kitchen
Patented
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
American Enterprise
Food
Exhibition
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Whilst we are in Australia this model became available here in 1970. In Australia it is known as the MXF model. This model was given to us as a wedding present in 1973 by my parents. We still have the model to this day 2021. it has given faultless service since 1973.
I have a sunbeam mixmaster that belonged to my mother in law. It has a fraying electrical cord that needs to be replaced. It has 3 mixing bowls. One with a hole. I might have thrown away the directions when I was cleaning their apartment. The bowls are all marked Glassbake sunbeam on the bottom. Any idea of the circa? She kept it covered. I think it was more likely her mother's who did a lot more cooking and baking.

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