"Handy Hot" toaster, model AEUB, 1934

Initially a British invention of the early 1890s, the toaster was the first domestic appliance to make use of the new power source—electricity. The first patented pop-up toaster was designed in 1919. Named the Toastmaster, it was put into production for restaurant use by the Waters-Genter Company of Minneapolis in 1921. Chicago Electrical Manufacturing’s “Handyhot” toaster was produced in several variations, with a consistent emphasis on compact geometry

"Handy Hot" toaster, model AEUB
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