Sectioned electric copper kettle, the first type of kettle to be fitted with a totally immersed heating element, thereby doubling its efficiency, provisional patent no. 33221/ 21, by Bulpitt and Sons Ltd., Birmingham, 1921-1922
Primax loud speaker (sectioned)
The merits of short-wave radio communication only emerged during the 1920s.
Sony TC50 Compact Cassette Recorder, c. 1969
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, model 0307, with wringer, 1948
Belling Compact Super Four Electric Cooker, c. 1970
Bendix DRS washing machine c. 1961, with various spares
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.
Automatic tea-making machine patented by Frank Clarke of Birmingham, in 1902.