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Object ID 002875

Object Name Curling Iron Heater

Object Desc Electric curling iron heater by Master Electric Company.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY003406

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Personal Care


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Second Floor Bathroom

Object Date

Start Year Range 1925

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords hair,curling iron,Master Electric Company,

Title Curling Iron Heater

Description Electric curling iron heater by Master Electric Company. Black bakelite base with plaque that says "Master Electric Company, 110 Volts AC or DC; 105 Watts, Serial no. 46034, Patd Nov. 17-25." Metal cylindrical heater for heating tongs. Fabric wrapped cord with some electricians tape on it.


Approx Collection Date

Height 3.75

Length 7.75

Width 3.25

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Master Electric Company

Maker Details The largest maker of Violet Ray machines. Later models of this heater had a different logo for the company, but this one features just the name.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY3406



Date JAN 16,2015

Summary Fair

Assessor Kayla Sutherland

Notes Scratched and worn. Cord is frayed and covered with tape. Inside machine, if cover is removed, cord is actually split in two, making heater unusable.