New York, NY: Hammacher Schlemmer, 1952. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Item #26595
Mid-20th century 49 page catalogue for this New York City store; black and white illustrated throughout. Including information on custom built kitchens, Scotch Kooler, chrome kitchen ware, toasters, kitchen equipment, knives, the "Blue Magic" moisture absorbing product for salt and snack foods. Also product descriptions for Waring Blendor New Celebrity 2-Speed, the Ateco Cake Decorator, Beaucoup de Glace Cube Breaker, Astral Refrigerator, hot tables; also luggage & valet racks, closet space savers and the Borg Scale. With details on bathroom items, Venida Toilet Tissue, the Expando Towel Dryer Stand, Vita-Rol massage tool; with bar tools & cookery items-chafing dish, Holland pewter jugs, a buffet server, egg-artichoke plates, monogrammed matches, wrought iron furniture, a rattan lounge set by Debski, connoisseur food items, luggage items, hostess materials, card game equipment, convenience items: Adjusto Table, folding tables, telephone stands, Boontonware made of Melmac & the Fyre-Freeze "...guard for the home. Puts out blazes in time..." Appliances and tools include rustproof magnesium ladders, housekeeping items including vacuums, dusters, brooms & sweepers; cleaners; the Stanley Handyman set; Dennix metal legs, a personal branding iron, pet equipment & accessories, self-winding car watch; portable refrigerator, ice keeping items, rotisseries, barbecue items and more. Approx. 8" x 9" size; brightly color illustrated yellow & gray stapled softcovers; light wear. In very good condition, interesting American business, design history ephemera from the mid-twentieth century.