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Hoover 'Keymatic' washing machine, 1963.

Hoover 'Keymatic' washing machine, 1963.

 
Belling Rotadine oven/hotplate, 1965.

Belling Rotadine Oven, 1965

 
GEC 'Magnet' electric cooker, model HO 920, 1927.

Magnet' electric cooker HO 920, cast iron with enamelled drip tray and nickel-plated hob, with three hotplates, grill, plate warming compartment and oven with enamelled linings and double glass door, with 2-pin socket for additional electrical applia

 
Lily portable oil (paraffin) heater, c 1890.

Lily' portable oil (paraffin) heater with 2 flat wicks, with pale blue enamelled cast iron casing with removeable lid to permit cooking operations, with unusual neo-gothic windows, by John Harper and Co., Willenhall, 1880-1900

 
HMV 'Ceramic' electric iron, c 1936.

"Ceramic" electric iron, H.M.V., c. 1936

 
Gas-powered fan heater, 1909-1920.

Ventilating fan with gas-powered hot air engine and tilting fan designed to compete with electrically driven fans, of cast iron construction painted Lincoln green, patent no. 16,043 in 1909, by Brockway and Phillips, Lincolnshire, 1909-1920

 
Gas cooker, of Alfred King's design, 1859.

Gas cooker manufactured to a design of Alfred King of Liverpool for installation in Lionel Nathan Rothschild's house at 148 Piccadilly, with hotplate comprising three concentric aerated drilled-tube burners and a false oven, English, 1859

 
Sharp music centre, c 1980.

Vertical-Disc and Audio Cassette Stereo Music Centre Model VZ-3500, Serial No. 20912552, by Sharp Corporation, Japan, c. 1980, with twin 4 Ohm speakers Model CP-350HP

 
Parnall 'Auto Dry' tumble drier, c 1958.

"AUTO-DRY" Domestic electric tumble dryer, by Parnall (Yate) Ltd., 255 North Circular Road, London NW10, c. 1958

 
Sunbeam 'Mixmaster' food mixer, c 1953.

Sunbeam 'Mixmaster' food mixer, by Sunbeam Corporation, Chicago, c.1953.