By William F. George
Finally. A entire collector's e-book and old 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 clinical tool maker, and author, has for years amassed, researched, restored, and now and again written approximately every little thing from vintage pocket watches and cameras to outdated radios and classic cars. Bill's ardour for old electrical home equipment has resulted in this first-of-its-kind booklet. The author's number of waffle makers, all meticulously restored to like-new situation, numbers within the hundreds of thousands. during this publication he stocks with the reader every thing he is discovered through the years approximately those little marvels and the firms and other people that created them.
This 258 web page booklet is profusely illustrated with never-before-published fabrics approximately waffles and waffle irons together with patent drawings, old work, factory-issued literature, and classic photographs and ads. additionally incorporated are countless numbers of informative pictures of restored waffle irons from the author's own assortment besides infrequent and strange examples from the collections of famous toaster and equipment aficionados from round the state.
This is not any traditional collector-type photo publication. it is the fruits 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 assemble in-depth histories of over eighty five equipment brands and outlets. For the 1st time the reader will locate special biographies of a few of the males who based and ran the firms that gave the realm the toasters, the ovens, the grills, and the opposite kitchen home equipment that at the present time 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