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Object ID 000044

Object Name Hotpoint Toaster

Object Desc Electric Toaster; Manufactured for Edison Electric by General Electric Company in 1914.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000030

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Appliances


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Hardware Store

Object Date 1914

Start Year Range 1905

End Year Range 1914

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords toasters,General Electric,Edison Electric Co.,appliances,electric toasters,kitchens,GE,

Title Hotpoint Toaster

Description Metal toaster with doors on either side that pull out and rotate downward on a hinge. Allows for one slice of toast on either side. One set of coils in the middle heat up the toast on either side. The doors have a a series of air vents.


Approx Collection Date

Height 7.5

Length 6

Width 5

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Length including the small finger grips/handles = 7 inches. Width meaured from base, which is the widest point of the toaster.

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Edison Electric

Maker Details Maufactured by Edison Electric by General Electric Company in 1914.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000030



Date JAN 24,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Christina Beebe

Notes All parts seem to be intact including doors and coils; Cord is dirty but still malleable; Has been painted over with a hand brush once with silver paint, and possibly a second time with more of a gold metallic paint.


Date JUN 24,2013

Summary Location change

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