Powerspeed Century kettle

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 008177
Country
Date
1970 - 1979 (circa)

Description

A Powerspeed Century electric kettle with an all plastic body made in England by James Clarke & Sons, circa 1970s. This kettle has a capacity of 4 pints and has a light grey injection moulded polypropylene body with a white base and lid and black top to the knob. It has an exposed element and coiled, plug in power cable and illuminated power indicator. This object was in the collection of Mr Philip Mudd, a plastics technologist and engineer and kindly donated by his family.
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Inscriptions

moulded: "POWERSPEED CENTURY 4 pint electric kettle Cat. No. 100 Voltage 230/40 AC only. Element 2.75 KW Made in England by James Clarke & Sons (Stoke-on-Trent Ltd.) Est 1870" (Base)
moulded: "POWERSPEED CENTURY" (handle)
Dimensions
Height
240mm
Length
290mm
Diameter
180mm
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