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July 20, 2012


Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am


Toastmaster toaster invented by Charles P. Strite and manufactured by the Waters-Genter Company of Minneapolis circa 1921. The Toastmaster was the world’s first automatic, pop-up electric toaster that could heat both sides of a slice of bread simultaneously, eliminating the need for manual flipping. ┬áThe two side levers allowed users to submerge the bread and initiate the heating process, as well as to set the toasting time according to personal taste.

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