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The first Sunbeam automatic vacuum coffee pot. Designed by Alphonso Ianelli in 1938 the first model was produced from 1939 until 1940 when it was discontinued due to the war effort.  "World Fair" Sunbeam logo impressed on both sides.

This pot is in really excellent condition and works absolutely perfect.  Plastic pull top is not original and it is missing one band on one foot. I had to put a C30 plate on the bottom because the original plate was unusable. I etched out the C30 and put in C20B. All the info is the same. Other than that it is perfect. Brand new food grade silicone gasket, thermostats re-adjusted and socket and heater parts re-built.  

It has the screw down filter to hold the top in place so you do not have to struggle getting the top undone when brew is finished.  I have put on a new food grade high temperature gasket so it should last forever!! Completely automatic, it heats the water in the bottom pot and builds enough steam to push the water up the tube into the grounds. Steam comes up also and roils the water and grounds for a really great brew. The automatic switch moves to "low" and the bottom cools which then creates a vacuum to pull the water back down into the pot. The filter keeps the grounds where they belong. Makes a wonderful cup of coffee!!

This uses the cloth filter which removes easily for cleaning. I am including 9 filters which should last a life time. You can use  paper filters , 2 melitta filters work. 

Solid heavy copper construction completely covered with chromium. The heater is brass and the thermostat system is very heavy duty. This will last forever with the right care. 

 

 

Type : Automatic
Top Chamber Materials: Chrome / Copper
Bottom Chamber: Chrome Copper
Filter Type: SS / Cloth
Lid Material: Chromed
Seal Material: Food Grade Silicone

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