Sunkist® Juicit® Electric Juicer
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Cylindrical steel body/base (A), electric motor and components encased inside. Chrome-plated stand and top, mid-section painted white with circular metal tag attached, printed in cream and orange: “CAT. NO. 2700/APPROVED BY Sunkist ®/Juicit ®/A HANDY HOT PRODUCT”. Bottom is hollow to allow heat venting, has spots for three black rubber feet (two are missing). Top has molded spout, metal rod attachment for glass juicing attachment (B) to sit. Silver On/Off switch in back. Black rubber power chord with two-prong plug attached in back. Yellow paper “Underwriters laboratories” tag attached to cord.
Top of cylinder is stamped: ”Handyhot/CAT. NO. 2700 UL/ALTERNATING CURRENT ONLY/PAT. NO. 1,962,856/CHICAGO ELECTRIC MFG. COMPANY/MADE IN U.S.A.”; also stamped “OIL” near oil opening at center top.
B. Molded glass juicing receptacle, white, with spout and raised hole in center; fits on top of body (A).
C. Molded metal strainer, flat, to be placed inside juicing receptacle (B). Holes throughout, three feet on bottom, which is stamped: “6/THIS SIDE DOWN”.
D. Molded cone-shaped juice reamer, white porcelain. Sits on top of raised hole in center of (B).
Patent US 1962856 A, June 12, 1934, B. A. BENSON, assignor to Chicago Electric Manufacturing Company, Chicago, Illinois, for “Orange juice extractor”
Maker is Chicago Electric Manufacturing Company (Mary Dunbar), (circa 1902-1953, when the Silex Corporation acquired the company). The Company’s products (a range of household appliances including waffle irons, grills, toasters, even an ice cream freezer) carry the “Handyhot”, “Victory Brand”, “Mary Dunbar”, and “Handymix” labels.
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- Chicago Electric Manufacturing Company. Sunkist® Juicit® Electric Juicer. 1934-1940. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID%3Anmah_324429&repo=DPLA. (Accessed November 15, 2018.)
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- Chicago Electric Manufacturing Company, (1934-1940) Sunkist® Juicit® Electric Juicer. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID%3Anmah_324429&repo=DPLA
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- Chicago Electric Manufacturing Company. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://collections.si.edu/search/results.htm?q=record_ID%3Anmah_324429&repo=DPLA>.