MY VACUUM POT COLLECTION
Photos and facts about the vacuum coffee pots in my personal collection.

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Mfg: ABCO Metal Products, Inc. Model: "Hillcrest #80" - 8-cup

Top: Aluminum - black plastic cover Filter: ABCO cast metal rod
Bottom: Aluminum - black plastic handle Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #93-004

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ca. 1945

Mfg: ABCO Metal Products, Inc. Model: 8-cup "Maid of Honor"

Top: Aluminum Filter: ABCO cast metal rod
Bottom: Aluminum with black bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc: Hang Tag [Front] [Back]

Inventory #12-016

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ca. 1940
New!

Mfg: Bersted Manufacturing Model: 8-cup Fostoria Model 57

Top: Glass with platinum stripes and metal lid Filter: Metal disk withe spring lock and cloth filter
Bottom: Glass with platinum stripes and wooden handle Stove: Fostoria Model 57 Electric Stove
Misc: Original box, Tag, and Parts Ordering Instructions

Inventory #07-045

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ca. 2000

Mfg: Bodum Model: "Santos" Electric - 1.5 litre

Top: Polycarbonate Filter: Plastic mesh filter
Bottom: Polycarbonate Stove: 1200 W Electric Base
Misc: Original box, video, etc.

Inventory #01-GFB

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ca. 1947

Mfg: Corning/Pyrex Model: 8-cup "Manhattan" MMK-8BT

Top: Pyrex 8UWA-8 Filter: Pyrex glass rod
Bottom: Pyrex LWA-8-M Stove: [none]
Misc: Chrome carafe cover, Seal Breaker, Original box

Inventory #93-039

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ca. 1950

Mfg: Corning/Pyrex Model: 4-Cup "Coffee Miser" CM-4B

Top: Pyrex UM-4 with black plastic cover Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex LM-4 Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #03-025

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ca. 1960

Mfg: Corning/Pyrex Model: 9-cup "Pyrexware" 7748

Top: Pyrex UW8 Filter: Wire spiral with cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex 7748B Stove: [none]
Misc: Original box

Inventory #92-EHW

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ca. 1940

Mfg: Cory Model: "Bridge Club"  13-cup

Top: Cory DBU Filter: Cory Fast-Flo Filter
Bottom: Cory DBL - chrome carafe cover Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #03-045

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ca. 1940-45

Mfg: Cory Model: "Cadette" 8-cup

Top: Cory DRU Filter: Cory glass rod
Bottom: Cory DRL - aluminum cover Stove: [none]
Misc: white plastic coffee measure, white plastic funnel holder. 
Brochure:  "The Right Choice - Cory Coffee Brewers"

Inventory #00-000

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Mfg: Cory Model: 8-cup

Top: Cory DRU Platinum stripes Filter: Cory "New" glass rod
Bottom: Cory DRL Stove: Silex DS-8B
Misc: black plastic decanter cover, black plastic funnel holder

Inventory #95-014

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Cory Model: 2-4 cup "Rubberless"

Top: Cory Glass DNU Filter: Cory glass rod
Bottom: Cory Glass DNL Stove: None
Misc:

Inventory #01-028

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ca. 1947

Mfg: Cory Model: 8-cup "Automatic"

Top: Cory Glass DEU with chrome bowl cover Filter: Cory glass rod
Bottom: Cory Chrome DEA Stove: Integrated electric coil
Misc: Black Funnel Holder, Original Box, Pamphlet "Instructions for Proper Care and Use (c) 1947"

Inventory #06-074

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ca. 1950

Mfg: Cory Model: "Custom" Automatic

Top: Chromed Copper Filter: Cory glass rod
Bottom: Chromed Copper "Model ABC--3 Stove: Integrated electric coil
Misc:

Inventory #06-050

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ca. 1950

Mfg: Cory Model: 8-cup Restaurant Model

Top: Stainless Steel Filter: Ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: "CORY CAL" with original label Stove: None
Misc:

Inventory #93-054

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Mfg: Duralux Model: 3-cup

Top: Glass with horizontal ridges Filter: Wire & cloth filter
Bottom: Glass with horizontal ridges Stove: None
Misc: Chrome cover

Inventory #01-030

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ca. 1948

Mfg: Duralux Model: 12-cup "Hostess"

Top: Aluminum with black bakelite cover & handle Filter: Duralux patented non-clog filter
Bottom: Aluminum with black bakelite handle Stove: None
Misc: Original box. Brewing Instructions [Front] [Back] - Return Slip

Inventory #12-045

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ca. 1930

Mfg: Thomas E. Edison, Inc. Model: Edicraft "Siphonator"

Top: Chrome with black bakelite handles Filter: Metal filter box
Stove: Integrated electric element
Misc:

Inventory #09-60

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ca. 1937

Mfg: S. W. Farber Model: 8-cup "Coffee Robot" 500

Top: Unmarked glass globe Filter: Cloth & metal filter
Bottom: Chrome with walnut handles Stove: Integrated electric element
Misc:

Inventory #01-108

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ca. 1945

Mfg: GE / Hotpoint Model: 4-cup

Top: Pyrex/GE Filter: GE Automatic Filter
Bottom: Pyrex/GE Stove: GE Hotpoint 149P96
Misc: Chrome cover; black plastic handle

Inventory #04-034

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ca. 1935-40

Mfg: General Electric Model: 8-cup

Top: Pyrex/GE D8U Filter: G.E. (Corning) glass rod
Bottom: Pyrex/GE D8L Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #96-018

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ca. 1940-45

Mfg: General Electric Model: 8-cup "Automatic"

Top: Pyrex/GE AW8U - black/red twistlock cover Filter: GE Automatic Filter
Bottom: Pyrex/GE AW8L - swivel cover Stove: GE 129P18 stove with pot sensor
Misc:

Inventory #98-038

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ca. 1940

Mfg: Hartford Products, Corp. Model: Cafex CFG-8-B

Top: Ribbed Top marked "U" Filter: Ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Ribbed Bottom marked "L" Stove: [none]
Misc: "KOREKT" Cloth Strainers - For Glass Coffee Makers
Fairfield Mfg. Co., 1513 Blondell Ave - New York, 61 N. Y.
Fabric woven by Dundee

Inventory #03-030

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ca. 1940

Mfg: Hartford Products, Corp. Model: Cafex 8-cup

Top: Pyrex/Cafex 1-0008-02 B with black plastic cover Filter: Glass Button with spring lock
Bottom: Pyrex/Cafex 1-0008-01 B with black pastic handle Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #05-029

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ca. 1940-50

Mfg: Hartford Products, Corp. Model: 8-cup "Maid of Honor"

Top: Pyrex/Hartford Products 3191 Filter: Silex Lox-In glass rod
Bottom: Pyrex/Hartford Products 3192 Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #98-020

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Heat Resistent Glass Corp. Model: 8-cup "Gold Seal"

Top: Glass with gold stripes marked "Gold Seal" Filter: Wire coil with cloth filters
Bottom: Glass with gold stripes marked "Gold Seal"; black bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc: Original Instruction sheet

Inventory #05-038

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Hill-Shaw, Co. Model: 8-cup "Genuine Vaculator"

Top: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 8UA "Genuine Vaculator" label Filter: Vaculator "Dutch Filter"
Bottom: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 8LA Stove: Silex HE-82
Misc: Black plastic cover/funnel holder, black plastic decanter cover

Inventory #96-018

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Hill-Shaw, Co. Model: 8-cup "Vaculator - King of Coffee Makers"

Top: 8U Filter: Vaculator "Dutch Clothless Filter"
Bottom: 8L Stove: [none]
Misc: "How to Brew Coffee the Modern Better Way"

Inventory #03-045

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Hill-Shaw, Co. Model: 4-cup

Top: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 4U Filter: Wire coil with cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 4L Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #01-EHW

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ca. 1947

Mfg: Hill-Shaw, Co. Model: 8-cup VV68

Top: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 8UA Filter: Vaculator "Dutch Clothless Filter"
Bottom: Pyrex/Shaw-Hill 8LA Stove: [none]
Misc: Unused in original box with covers, scoop and filter in original packing. "Use and Care For Yout Vaculator"  "Caution"

Inventory #03-041

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Inland Glass Works Model: W-66 Lyric 8-cup

Top: Unmarked; three platinum stripes; black plastic cover Filter: Magic-flo glass & porcelain filter
Bottom: Lyric Magic-flo; three platinum stripes; black plastic handle and carafe cover Stove: [none]
Misc: Unused in original box; Distributed by General Consumer Products, Inc., Chicago, IL - Informational Brochure (Front) (Back)

Inventory #04-071

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Inland Glass Works Model: 4-A-1 Magic-flo 4-cup

Top: Magic-flo Multiple Filter A-4-1 Filter: Magic-flo porcelain filter
Bottom: A-4-2; black plastic handle and chrome carafe cover Stove: [none]
Misc: Original box; Distributed by General Consumer Products, Inc., Chicago, IL

Inventory #06-047

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Kent Products Co. Model: 8-cup Blue Stripe

Top: 8UK with applied blue and gold stripes Filter: Wire coil with cloth filters
Bottom: 8LK with applied blue and gold stripes Stove: Kent Electric Stove SS-10
Misc: "Directions for Operating KENT Glass Coffee Brewer"
Matching Sugar and Creamer

Inventory #03-030

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Kent Products Co. Model: 8-cup Ruby Irridescent

Top: 8UK (flashed irridescent ruby) Filter: Kent Automatic Timer-Filter
Bottom: 8LK (flashed irridescent ruby) Stove: [none]
Misc: "How to Make the World's Finest Cup of Coffee with the Kent Automatic Timer-Filter Set"

Inventory #03-060

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ca. 1937

Mfg: McKee Glass Co. Model: 7-cup Red Polka Dot

Top: #506 "McKee Glasbake Patented USA" with fired-on red polka dots Filter: Wire frame & cloth filters
Bottom: #506 "McKee Glasbake Patented USA" with fired-on red polka dots, red bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc: Designed exclusively for Sears - See vintage ad.

Inventory #12-149

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Mfg: McKee Glass Co. Model: 6-cup

Top: Ribbed, colored stripes Filter: Wire frame & cloth filters
Bottom: Ribbed, colored stripes, black bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #96-040

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Mfg: McKee Glass Co. Model: Milkglass 6-cup

Top: Ribbed Milkglass Filter: McKee Glass Filter
Bottom: Ribbed milkglass, red bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #06-075

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Mfg: McKee Glass Co. Model: #808 6-cup

Top: Ribbed Filter: Wire frame & cloth filter
Bottom: Ribbed, glass handle Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #94-023

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ca. 1950
New!

Mfg: Nicro Steel Products, Inc. Model: Model 2508 Electric

Top: Stainless Steel Filter: Nicro metal filter
Bottom: Stainless Steel Stove: Integrated Electric Coil
Misc:

Inventory #08-040

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ca. 1890

Mfg: James Dixon & Son Sheffield Silverplate Model: Napierian

Left: Open Jar Filter: Integrated Metal Mesh Filter
Right: Closed Globe with serving tap Stove: Alcohol Burner (missing)
Misc:

Inventory #02-400

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ca. 1880

Mfg: Robertson & Co Model: Napierian

Left: Open Porcelain Jar Filter: Integrated Metal Mesh Filter
Right: Glass Globe (replacement) Stove: Alcohol Burner
Misc: On walnut plinth with cast brass support (marked: Robertson & Co Patentees Glasgow)

Inventory #02-190

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ca. 1938

Mfg: Samson-United Model: Etched Glass 6-Cup

Top: Unmarked - Etched flower design with ground glass rim Filter: Corning glass rod
Bottom: Unmarked - Etched flower design with black plastic handle Stove: none
Misc: Shel-Glo Plastic Coffee Measure
"Instructions for Using the Samson Glass Filter Rod"
"Authorized Sampson Service Stations"

Inventory #05-053

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ca. 1915

Mfg: Silex Model: G. Behrend 1914 Design

Top: Silex US-4 - chrome cover Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex RS-4 Stove: Spirit Lamp
Misc: Metal and black plastic frame

Inventory #03-224

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ca. 1930

Mfg: Silex Model: Post-Fry Pyrex

Top: Silex - chrome cover Filter: Silex ceramic disk with threaded rod and wingnut and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex with S-shaped cast metal handle Stove: None
Misc:  

Inventory #11-143

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ca. 1937

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup "Lido Decorated"

Top: Silex UP-8 - chrome cover and handles Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex LP-8 - chrome handles and trim Stove: Silex LE-82
Misc: Chrome decanter cover

Inventory #02-120

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ca. 1937-38

Mfg: Silex Model: 2-cup KE2C "Coronado"

Top: Silex UK-2 (chrome cover missing) Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex - LK-2 with chrome handles Stove: none
Misc: TS2 Tea Stopper (with slot for tea bag)

Inventory #06-012

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ca. 1937-38

Mfg: Silex Model: 6-cup KE6D "Coronado Decorated"

Top: Unmarked with chrome cover Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex LK-6 with chrome handle and collar Stove: Silex KE6
Misc:

Inventory #06-045

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ca. 1938

Mfg: Silex Model: 6-cup "Pinehurst Electric"

Top: Silex - chrome cover and handles Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex - chrome handles and trim Stove: Silex HE-82 with "Anyheat" control
Misc:

Inventory #93-032


ca. 1938

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup "Delray"

Top: Silex 6 - UK-8 with black plastic handle & lid Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex 6 - LK-8 with black plastic handle Stove: Silex BWE-8
Misc: Cloth filters (boxed), Dippex coffee measure (boxed), instructions

Inventory #02-035

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ca. 1939

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup "Delray Decorated"

Top: Pyrex/Silex 1 - UK-8 with black plastic handle & lid Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex/Silex 8 - LK-8 with black plastic collar and handle Stove: Silex DS-8B
Misc: Instruction Booklet - Sample cloth filter on card - Strainex tea strainer (boxed) - 1939 World's Fair card - "Dont Drink Dregs" insert

Inventory #12-040

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ca. 1940
New!

Mfg: Silex (Canada) Model: 8-cup JG-8B "Combination Gas Coffe & Tea Maker"

Top: Silex 3 - UK-8 with black plastic handle & lid Filter: [1] Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
[2] Spray tea maker with cloth "washers"
Bottom: Silex 4 - LK-8 with black plastic handle Stove: [none]
Misc: Sample Cloth filter, Instructions [front] [back], Original box

Inventory #07-050


ca. 1938

Mfg: Silex Model: 2-cup "Junior"

Top: Pyrex/Silex UK-2 Filter: Wire spiral with cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex/Silex LK-2 Stove: [none]
Misc:

Inventory #02-036

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ca. 1941

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup "Victory"

Top: Pyrex, mould decorated Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex, mould decorated Stove: [none]
Misc: Original instruction booklet, some packing materials

Inventory #96-030

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ca. 1940-45

Mfg: Silex Model: 6-cup "Bretton Electric"

Top: Silex UW-4-6 Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Silex LW-4-6 Stove: Silex BWE-4
Misc: Original instruction booklet, etc.

Inventory #00-000

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ca. 1940-45

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup "Bretton Electric"

Top: Pyrex/Silex 7 2122-100 UV-8 Filter: Wire spiral with cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex/Silex 7 2122-008 LV-8 Stove: Silex BWE-81
Misc: Original instruction booklet, white plastic decanter cover, black plastic "Dippex" coffee measure

Inventory #96-025

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ca. 1940-50

Mfg: Silex Model: 8-cup

Top: Pyrex/Silex UW8 Filter: Silex ceramic disk with spring lock and cloth filters
Bottom: Pyrex/Silex LW8 Stove: Silex DS-8
Misc:

Inventory #96-013

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ca. 1940

Mfg: Sunbeam Model: "Model B" 8-cup

Top: Glass with chrome cover Filter: Corning glass rod
Bottom: Glass with chrome collar and black plastic handle Stove: Sunbeam C.M. Stove (Troronto, Canada)
Misc: Directions For Using Models A, B, C (Front)  (Back)

Inventory #03-255

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Sunbeam Model: 6-cup C30A Electric

Top: Chrome-plated Filter: Metal mesh filter
Bottom: Chrome-plated Stove: Integrated electric coil
Misc: Pat. 1939 - 42 - 44

Inventory #00-000

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ca. 1945

Mfg: Sunbeam Model: 6-cup C30A Electric WWII

Top: Glass "Beehive" Brew Top Filter: Metal mesh filter with cloth
Bottom: Chrome-plated 30A Stove: Integrated electric coil
Misc: During World War II restrictions on the use of copper in household appliances forced Sunbeam to substitute a glass brew top for the standard chrome-plated copper top.  A coupon was included in the box allowing the owner to upgrade to a chrome-plated top when the war restrictions were lifted.

Inventory #05-036

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ca. 1937

Mfg: Universal (Landers, Frary & Clark) Model: E6518 8-cup

Top: Glass (unmarked) with chrome cover Filter: Wire Spiral with Cloth Filter
Bottom: Glass (unmarked) with black bakelite handle Stove: Universal E6518 Chrome Plated
Misc: Original Box

Inventory #12-202

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ca. 1938

Mfg: Westinghouse Model: 6-cup Coffee Maker

Top: Glass (unmarked) with chrome cover Filter: Wire Loop with Cloth Filter
Bottom: Glass (unmarked) Stove: WestingHouse P.M. 84
Misc: "Instructions for Operating The Westinghouse Coffee Maker", Order form and envelope to order extra cloth filters

Inventory #03-023

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ca. 1955

Mfg: Westinghouse Model: 8-cup CM81 Electric

Top: Chrome Filter: Metal mesh filter
Bottom: Chrome Stove: Integrated electric coil
Misc:

Inventory #98-002

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ca. 1937
New!

Mfg: White Cross (National Stamping & Electric) Model: 8-cup Coffee Maker

Top: White Cross 8-U-B with Platinum stripes Filter: Wire Loop with Cloth Filter
Bottom: White Cross 8-L-B with Platinum stripes and bakelite handle Stove: [none]
Misc: "Directions for making perfect coffee with White Cross - America's Favorite Vacuum Glass Coffee Makers" (Front)   (Back)

Inventory #07-035

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