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here's the unknown item

Posted by grandma_bonnie (My Page) on
Tue, Feb 12, 08 at 9:32

The brand name is SOLAR made by the Electric Mfg. Co. New York, NY & San Francisco, CA
2 Amps Pat Apr 17.23
115 Volts Serial # 39652

My thoughts is that is may be something to heat up hair curlers as the inside of it appears to be ceramic which is a good conductor of heat.
Does anyone have an idea as to what thi might be?

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RE: here's the unknown item

thing looks like a face on that end. It would be good to have some pictures of it from other angles, does it open? Can't see or tell much from that view Bonnie.
Suzan J


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RE: here's the unknown item

I'm thinking it is a curling iron heater from the 1920s.


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That unknown item looks like it could be a heater for burn-in knives. The knives would be used to melt colored lacquer for furniture repair.


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