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Object ID 000042

Object Name American Beauty Electric Iron

Object Desc Electric iron; metal with wooden handle.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000016

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Appliances


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date 1916

Start Year Range 1912

End Year Range 1916

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords American Electric Heater Co.,irons,appliances,American Beauty,household appliances,laundry,

Title Electric Iron

Description American Beauty Iron from American Electric Heater Co - Detroit USA; American Beauty No 6 1/2 B electric clothes iron with iron plate and wooden handle; Patented Feb. 1, 1916; Volts 110-120, Watts 525 No adjustable temperature control


Approx Collection Date

Height 5.5

Length 7

Width 3.75

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Toal height with handle = 5.5 inches; Height of base = 1.75 Wooden handle = 5 inches with diamter 1.5

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker American Electrical Heater Co.

Maker Details Detroit, Michigan

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000016



Date JAN 24,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Christina Beebe

Notes Missing the plug; The wooden handle is sltightly damaged along the back edge; Slightly tarnished; Minimal rust spots, most look like small knicks scattered about, but more rust is evident near the plug location; Bottom of iron has long, thin scratch marks


Date JUN 24,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Hardware Store from Appliance store - automatic entry by admin