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VINTAGE "AMERICAN BEAUTY" MODEL 79AB IRON - $10 (ROME, NY)

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condition: fair
make / manufacturer: American Beauty
model name / number: 79AB
size / dimensions: 10"x5"x5"

The iron is in good condition and works
It does have some rust around the edge of the temperature gauge
The temperatures, which are indicated by the types of material being ironed, are still clearly visible
The temperature windows breaks things down into the following heat settings
• Linen
• Cotton
• Wool
• Silk
Chrome-plated electric flatiron
Triangular-shaped soleplate, curved, streamlined body
Horizontal handle, black bakelite and clear red plastic
Fabric gauge and temperature control knob on top of body
Back of handle is debossed in serif font: "American/Beauty"
Power cord attaches to side of handle, fabric cord, black and brown, with black plastic plug, two-pronged
power cord has taped parts to it, I have not taken the tape off to see what is under it.
Weighs about 5 pounds
Extended heel rest, stamped/engraved:
PAT NO 79AB. Volts 110 -- 120 Watts 1000

Pat numbers
2256147
2270316
2300230
2328152
Cat number 79AB
American Beauty
By American Electrical Heater Co, Detroit USA

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