Title / object name
|Maker ||Role ||Date |
|His Master's Voice ||manufacturer(s) ||about 1955 |
metal, enamel, Bakelite (TM), rubber
An HMV brand electric iron with a triangular hot plate. It has a yellow enamelled body and a moulded black bakelite top and handle. A dial beneath the handle has yellow-painted heat settings. A stand for sitting the iron on is vertically screwed to the rear of the handle. To the side and rear of the handle is attached a red and green electrical cord. There is also a light bulb at the base of the handle, adjacent to the cord attachment. Around the 3-pin plug end of the cord is a r ubber insulator. The iron's specifications are at the base of the hot plate.