Swan brand kettle

Side view of a Swan kettle showing the streamlined shape of the handle. Side view of a Swan kettle showing the spout cover held open. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket at the back. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket at the back. Side view of a Swan kettle showing the round feet on the base. Top view of a Swan kettle showing the spout opening mechanism. Underside view of a Swan kettle showing the 3 feet on the base.
Side view of a Swan kettle showing the streamlined shape of the handle. Side view of a Swan kettle showing the spout cover held open. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket at the back. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket at the back. Side view of a Swan kettle showing the round feet on the base. Top view of a Swan kettle showing the spout opening mechanism. Underside view of a Swan kettle showing the 3 feet on the base.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_2509
Country
Date
1960

Description

This squat-shaped Swan brand electric kettle was made by Bulpitt and Sons in the 1960s. It is chrome coloured with compression moulded phenol formaldehyde handle, cord socket and three feet.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

engraved: "Swan. Made in England. CAT No CH 540F 3 Pints. PAT No 1223980. 240 Volts 3000 Watts" (base)
Dimensions
Width
170mm
Height
180mm
Depth
200mm
Method Note
handle, plug socket, feet
Material Note
plastic
bakelite - generic term
PF handle, plug socket, feet
phenol formaldehyde
metal body
Colour