Vintage Westinghouse electric waffle iron, tray c 1921
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Sold Date: 06/10/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Furniture & Furnishings
We are overstocked with vintage kitchen appliances -- coffee makers, toasters, griddles and waffle irons -- from the 1920s to the 1950s. We have no room to store them and must let them go at giveaway prices. All have been plugged up and are in working condition. They are offered with no reserve. Be sure to check our other auctions under seller name seedybee.This is an antique Westinghouse electric waffle iron complete with the hard-to-find original plated metal tray. The unit is made of nickel-plated steel and features a painted wooden handle. Tipping the handle forward opens the unit. The bottom is marked "Electric Waffle Iron 105v. 660 w., Cat. no. WA-2, Westinghouse E&M Co., Mansfield Works, Mansfield, Ohio." It carries patent dates of June 6, 1906, April 20, 1909, Dec. 13, 1921, and Dec. 27, 1921.A cloth-covered cord with an on/off switch on the plug is included. The cord may not be original, but it was the one which came with the unit when we bought it at an estate sale. The unit measures about 9 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches and stands about 8 1/2 inches high at the handle.The wooden handle shows some paint loss from handling. The unit has some use wear and a spot or two of oxidation on the top, but overall the condition is very good, especially for a waffle maker this old. The tray measures 12 1/2 by 8 1/4 inches. It shows some scratching and oxidation, but its scarcity far outweighs any condition issues. The shipping weight is 7 pounds. We offer this item with no reserve.
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