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Objects Pop-up toaster, 1975
Pop-up toaster, 1975

Made by Toastmaster, a division of the McGraw-Edison Co., Booneville, MO
Plastic, chrome, metal

In 1971 over 6 million toasters were sold at an average price of $18. Few major mechanical innovations were made for toasters at this time. Instead, decoration, as seen on the front panel of this toaster, was used to entice people to buy new toasters.

Gift of Helen W. Hackett, Jacksonville, IL (1990.8.1)

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