Antique STERNAU & Co. Sterno Gas COFFEE Maker POT 1904

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 09,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction

Neat old Coffee Maker the likes of which I have never seen before I acquired this one! Marked "The Sternau Coffee Machine" 3 1/2 PINTS on bottom of the base and dated Nov. 22, 1904 and STERNAU & CO. Pat. Feb. 17, 1901. Other patent pending on the bottom of the sterno holder. I tried to find another like it on the internet to make sure it was all t, but, no luck. It appears to be complete with nothing broken or missing that I can tell. It looks like it will polish up to be a real thing of beauty and a wonderful conversation piece! The glass grounds holder is even marked "The Sternau Coffee Machine" around the top edge. This section shows no chips, cracks or repairs either. Must have been a very sturdy piece!

I am not sure what kind of metal this is made of, but, it looks like maybe chrome to me... I did not attempt to polish this item - only washed it in warm soapy water. Low opening, no reserve!

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