By William F. George
Finally. A accomplished collector's ebook and ancient reference containing every little thing there's to understand approximately old and classic electrical waffle irons and the firms that made them. the writer, a former technological know-how instructor, precision medical tool maker, and author, has for years amassed, researched, restored, and now and again written approximately every thing from old pocket watches and cameras to previous radios and classic autos. Bill's ardour for old electrical home equipment has resulted in this first-of-its-kind publication. The author's choice of waffle makers, all meticulously restored to like-new , numbers within the 1000's. during this publication he stocks with the reader every little thing he is realized through the years approximately those little marvels and the corporations 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 photographs and ads. additionally incorporated are hundreds of thousands of informative pictures of restored waffle irons from the author's own assortment in addition to infrequent and strange examples from the collections of famous toaster and equipment aficionados from round the state.
This is not any usual collector-type photo publication. it is the end result of hundreds of thousands of hours of analysis into the background of the electrical equipment in twentieth century the USA. via unique interviews with the heirs of corporation founders, with former staff, and with archivists, historians, and librarians, the writer has been in a position to bring together in-depth histories of over eighty five equipment brands and outlets. For the 1st time the reader will locate certain biographies of the various males who based and ran the corporations 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