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Item #: 939E
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Charles Strite got tired of burnt toast and invented the clockworks style automated toast control. Mr. Waters and Mr. Genter obtained the patent and this toaster is one of the results. This is their first 2 slice toaster made from July 1934 until June 1936. McGraw Electric / Waters Genter Div. used the "Toastmaster" logo on this unit but this is the same company and this is one of the first automatic toasters made for home use.

 This extremely stylish toaster has been completely refurbished, cleaned, new wiring, new "old style" gold/black cord, connections and clockworks fixed. It works like a charm and has light -dark selector knob. The faceted sides just radiate light and it looks fantastic. Very heavy duty chromed metal.  You can tilt the unit to slide the crumbs out or remove it with easy thumbscrews to undo the tray and clean out the crumbs.

This toaster can be used daily (though I reccommend you do not).

 The McGraw Electric Company introduced this model 1B5 in 1934. It was made by the Waters-Genter Div. in Minneapolis.   10 amps, 4 foot new "old style" cord. 

 Its fun to hear the "tick, tick, tick" of the clockworks and watch the push handle rise; then all of a sudden "pop" and the toast is done! You control the light to dark and it is a nice wide range on the dial.

Please note: It is not for bagels. I guess they didn't toast them back then; the slots are skinny so its bread only or anything that will fit. Waffles would work.  

Outer Body Material: Chromed Steel
Controls: Thermo/timer
Lowering action: Push Down, Pop up

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