Iron with black plastic handle affixed to steel and iron plate; black cord attached to bottom of handle with black, red and yellow striped fabric covering. Top of handle has an inset red dial, base has a red decal reading "Sunbeam" and sides have "Sunbeam Ironmaster" stamped into plastic.
Sunbeam Ironmaster; Sunbeam/Ironmaster/Pat. 1993956-2138720/License Patent/1481021/Des. 114092-114093/Volts 110-120/Watts 1000/For A.C. only/Other Patents Pending/Caution-Use with Wall Receptacle Only
This electric iron was designed by Ivar Jepson and produced by Sunbeam, the house-hold appliance branch of the Chicago Flexible Shaft Company. It was used in a household in the 1930s.
This Ironmaster electric iron was a popular household appliance developed and manufactured by the Chicago-based Sunbeam Corporation in the 1920s. Originally established as the Chicago Flexible Shaft Company, Sunbeam was founded in the early 1890s by J.K. Steward and Thomas Clark. The company began producing household appliances using the name Sunbeam Corporation the 1910s-1930s. Designer Ivar Jepson developed the mixers, toasters and items such as this iron for daily use in the domestic American home.