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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.

'Atomic' espresso coffee maker, c 1950.

Atomic' espresso coffee maker, by A. & M.G. Sassoon, London, England. Brit. Pat. 633988/47, c. 1950.

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