By William F. George
Finally. A finished collector's e-book and old 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 medical tool maker, and author, has for years accrued, researched, restored, and every so often written approximately every little thing from old pocket watches and cameras to previous radios and classic vehicles. Bill's ardour for old electrical home equipment has resulted in this first-of-its-kind e-book. The author's choice of waffle makers, all meticulously restored to like-new situation, numbers within the countless numbers. during this publication he stocks with the reader every thing he is discovered through the years approximately those little marvels and the corporations and other people that created them.
This 258 web page e-book is profusely illustrated with never-before-published fabrics approximately waffles and waffle irons together with patent drawings, historical work, factory-issued literature, and classic photographs and ads. additionally incorporated are hundreds and hundreds of informative photographs 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 state.
This isn't any traditional collector-type photograph e-book. it is the fruits of thousands of hours of analysis into the background of the electrical equipment in twentieth century the USA. via particular 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 particular biographies of some of the 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 present day all of us take for granted.
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