Automatic electric coffee percolator, 1952.

Image number: 10308045

Automatic electric coffee percolator, 1952.

Model CP1, made by Russell Hobbs, was both the first appliance made by Russell Hobbs and the first electric coffee maker. With a built in coffee strength adjuster, the CP1 came with matching sugar basins and cream jugs.

Image number:
10308045
Credit:
Science Museum/Science & Society Picture Library
Date taken:
20 October 2003 14:00
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Science Museum