Ajax toaster with clockwork timer

Made:
1975-1884 in Japan

AJAX toaster, made in Japan in the late 1970s or early 1980s, used in Greater Manchester, one of the first of its kind to be imported into the UK, the design includes the unusual feature of a clockwork timer, rather than an automatic pop-up mechanism, meaning the toast could be put on for a precise ammount of time and preventing burnt breakfast.

Details

Category:
Domestic Appliances
Object Number:
Y2007.96
type:
toaster
credit:
Gift of Mr Lill
status:
Permanent collection

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