By William F. George
Finally. A accomplished collector's booklet and historic reference containing every little thing there's to grasp approximately vintage and classic electrical waffle irons and the firms that made them. the writer, a former technology instructor, precision clinical software maker, and author, has for years amassed, researched, restored, and often times written approximately every little thing from vintage pocket watches and cameras to outdated radios and classic vehicles. Bill's ardour for old electrical home equipment has resulted in this first-of-its-kind ebook. The author's number of waffle makers, all meticulously restored to like-new situation, numbers within the hundreds and hundreds. during this booklet he stocks with the reader every thing he is discovered through the years approximately those little marvels and the firms and folks that created them.
This 258 web page ebook is profusely illustrated with never-before-published fabrics approximately waffles and waffle irons together with patent drawings, ancient work, factory-issued literature, and classic pictures and ads. additionally incorporated are hundreds of thousands of informative images of restored waffle irons from the author's own assortment in addition to infrequent and weird examples from the collections of famous toaster and equipment aficionados from round the kingdom.
This is not any usual collector-type photo booklet. it is the end result of thousands of hours of study into the background of the electrical equipment in twentieth century the US. via specific interviews with the heirs of corporation founders, with former staff, and with archivists, historians, and librarians, the writer has been in a position to collect in-depth histories of over eighty five equipment brands and outlets. For the 1st time the reader will locate specified biographies of the various males who based and ran the firms that gave the area the toasters, the ovens, the grills, and the opposite kitchen home equipment that this day all of us take for granted.
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Antique Electric Waffle Irons 1900-1960: A History of the Appliance Industry in 20th Century America by William F. George