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Morphy Richards electric toaster, 1962.

Morphy Richards Electric Toaster model TOS, 1962

 
Goblin 'Teasmade', c 1945.

Goblin 'Teasmade' model D26, 200-250V, pat. no. 571849, serial no. 26786, by the British Vacuum Cleaner & Engineering Company Ltd., c. 1945

 
Cona coffee maker, c 1950.

Cona' coffee maker, table model no. III, c.1950

 
'Kingsway' New World gas cooker, c 1935.

Kingsway' New World all-enamelled gas cooker in fashion colours of cream and royal blue, with thermostatically controlled oven, grill, four burners and plate rack, by Fletcher, Russell and Co. Ltd., Warrington, 1933-1937.

 
Veritas-Atmos paraffin cooker, c 1930.

NB. The portable metal oven box is not shown in this image. The inventory number 1973-47 describes the whole. Then Pt 1 should be the cooker, (at the moment it appears to be the oven box) then Pt 2 (does not currently exist) should be the oven box.

 
Hoover washing machine with wringer, 1948.

Hoover washing machine, model 0307, with wringer, 1948

 
Belling Compact Super Four electric cooker, c 1970.

Belling Compact Super Four Electric Cooker, c. 1970

 
Bendix DRS washing machine c 1961.

Bendix DRS washing machine c. 1961, with various spares

 
Electric iron, c 1880.

Early electric iron of unusual construction. The soleplate is heated by passing a current across carbon arc electrodes. The hazards of fire and injury to the user made this method dangerous and short-lived.

 
An automatic tea-making machine, c 1902.

Automatic tea-making machine patented by Frank Clarke of Birmingham, in 1902.