Hawkins hairdryer

Side view of a hairdryer showing the wooden handle, the cable, and the plug. Side view of a hairdryer showing the mottled material. Side view of a hairdryer showing the wooden handle. Side view of a hairdryer showing the conrtol knob. Side view of a hairdryer showing the long nozzle.
Side view of a hairdryer showing the wooden handle, the cable, and the plug. Side view of a hairdryer showing the mottled material. Side view of a hairdryer showing the wooden handle. Side view of a hairdryer showing the conrtol knob. Side view of a hairdryer showing the long nozzle.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 006338SA
Country
Date
1930 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A handheld hairdryer with a wooden handle and phenol formaldehyde body. This example has the original plug and adapter to plug it into a light socket.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Supreme. Entirely Bristish Made. Must not be used in the bath" (side of body)
Dimensions
Width
140mm
Height
220mm
Length
210mm
Material Note
plastic
bakelite - generic term
PF heavily wood filled
phenol formaldehyde
wood
Colour