Electric bed warmer

Side view of a bedwarmer showing the hotwater bottle shape. Side view of a bedwarmer showing the hotwater bottle shape.
Side view of a bedwarmer showing the hotwater bottle shape. Side view of a bedwarmer showing the hotwater bottle shape.
Details
Object number
PHSL : 3
Country
Date
1945 (circa)

Description

A 1940s electrical bed warmer in the shape of a traditional hot water bottle. It has an internal heating tube designed by Frank Stanley Spooner. It is made of compression moulded phenol formaldehyde and includes a flex and plug. This item forms part of the Plastics Historical Society (PHS) collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
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Inscriptions

moulded: "BRITISH PATENT NO 561789 RA ROTHERMEL LTD"
Dimensions
Width
200mm
Length
330mm
Colour