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Object ID 000155

Object Name Gilbert Mixer

Object Desc Metal single blade mixer made by A.C. Gilbert Co. Silver mixing cup added to the collection by S.D. (labeled "b"). Not originally included in set.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000225a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Ice Cream/Soda Fountain


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Wonderland Park Exhibit

Object Date 1930s

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords milkshakes,A.C. Gilbert Company,mixers,malted milk,appliances,soda fountains,ice cream parlors,

Title Gilbert Mixer

Description Heavy metal base with green textured finish. Mixing component on front it a shiny silver metal which shows some wear. Toggle switch appears to be in good shape. Single blade with fluted edges. Cord from back of unit is worn but original, plug stamped Gilbert. Plate on front of mixer reads: Gilbert, made by the A.C. Gilbert Co. New Haven, Conn. U.S.A. B-2 20 watts AC or DC 110-120 Volts type


Approx Collection Date

Height 13

Length 0

Width 4.25

Depth 5.5

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details Entire unit is 13 inches tall. Width at base is 4.25 inches. Depth at base 5.5 inches. Single mixing blade is 4 inches long. Cord is approximately 64 inches long.

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker A.C. Gilbert Company

Maker Details The A. C. Gilbert Company was an American toy company, once one of the largest toy companies in the world. It is best known for introducing the Erector Set. Founded in 1909 in Westerville, CT, it began by selling items for magic shows. In the late 1930s, the company expanded to produce home house products and small appliances including, mixers, milk shake machines, toasters, stoves and ovens, and washers. By 1967 the company went out of business.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY000225

Description Gilbert milk shake mixer


Date FEB 1,2013

Summary Good

Assessor Molly Hannan

Notes Metal shows some wear and dirt. Rubber feet on bottom of mixer are worn and missing pieces. Cord has lost its covering where it attaches to body of mixer. Milkshake cup is missing.


Date FEB 1,2013

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On Exhibit from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date FEB 1,2013

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Wonderland Park Exhibit from Wonderland Park Exhibit - automatic entry by admin