Object ID 002022
Object Name White Toy Stove
Object Desc White miniature stove used for a salesman sample. "Rober" stoves. Made by Arcade Mfg. Co.
Collection General Collection
Accession # CMY001575a-c
General Category History
Source Category Found In Collection
Accession Date JAN 1,1991
Location Cabinet 1, Shelf 10
Start Year Range 1900
End Year Range 1940
Status On-Site Collection Storage
Object Keywords toys,stoves,miniatures,Arcade Manufacturing Co.,
Title White Toy Stove
Description White/Grey miniature cast iron stove (CMY001575a). Stove appears to be from "Rober." Front of stove is metallic/sides are white/cream. Stove has 3 working cabinets/doors. There is a removeable silver burner. In addition, there are two removable burner plates (CMY001575b-c). Because of their history making cast iron toys, its possible this stove was used as a toy not a salesman sample.
Approx Collection Date
Unit of Measure Inches/ounces
Dimension Details Dimensions refer to entire stove (CMY001575a). The following dimensions refer to the removable burner plates: 1" W X 2"L
Place of Origin
Maker Arcade Manufacturing Co.
Maker Details Founded in 1868 as the Novelty Iron Works by Edward H. and Charles Morgan, conducted business in two small buildings with a staff of ten people. In 1874, the company expanded and erected a larger structure. They continued at the new location until 1885, when the Novelty Iron Works was discontinued and reorganized as the Arcade Manufacturing Company. In 1896, The first products of Arcade were a cork extractor and a screen door hinge, and box type coffee mills. In the early 1900s, Arcade Company is most famous for its cast iron toys. Their toys included doll houses and furniture, cars, trucks, buses, planes, farm vehicles, 1900s: The Arcade Company is most famous for its cast iron toys. Their toys included doll houses and furniture, cars, trucks, buses, planes, farm vehicles, pint-sized farm tools, and banks.
Date APR 23,2014
Assessor Cassie Coffey
Notes Although only one cabinet door is missing, the paint on the stove is heavily chipped.