Pifco No. 1053

Description

A travel iron with folding handle made by Pifco circa 1970s. The solid metal sole plate of the iron has an upper chrome plated surface. The folding handle and stands are made from compression moulded phenol formaldehyde. The iron, together with its instruction leaflet is contained in a double layered PVC case which is heat welded at the seams and fastens with a metal press stud. Measurements given are of the cased, folded iron.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "PIFCO" (handle)
printed: "Pifco No 1053 100-240V - 50-60Hz. 100-500W Made in England" (back edge of upper sole plate)

Object number

AIBDC : 008403

Date

1970 - 1979 (circa)

Country

Method

handle and stand
Dimensions
Width
205mm
Height
120mm
Depth
60mm

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