Swan brand electric kettle

Side view of a Swan kettle showing the round body and curved handle. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket. Front view of a Swan kettle showing the spout. Top view of a Swan kettle showing the handle on the lid. Underside view of a Swan kettle showing the inscription on the base.
Side view of a Swan kettle showing the round body and curved handle. Rear view of a Swan kettle showing the plug socket. Front view of a Swan kettle showing the spout. Top view of a Swan kettle showing the handle on the lid. Underside view of a Swan kettle showing the inscription on the base.
Details
Object number
AIBDC : 0_2510
Country
Date
1965

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, knob, cord plug and three feet.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

engraved: "Swan Brand electrical Appliances" (base)
Dimensions
Width
290mm
Height
210mm
Depth
170mm
Method Note
handle, knob and plug socket
Material Note
plastic
bakelite - generic term handle, knob and plug socket
PF
phenol formaldehyde
metal
Colour