Can opener

Collection Type

  • Cooking equipment

Date

1920-1945

GUSN

GUSN-14954

Description

Part of group of tools inside box (.14). Tall triangular form when closed w/ semi-circular top on tapering body and rounded handles. See sketch in file.

Details

Descriptive Terms

can openers
cookware
steel (alloy)
Steel
OPENER, CAN

Inscription

Stamped on sides of handles: One side: ""JOHNSTON HOUSEHOLD UTILITIES INC./ CHICAGO, ILL"" Other side: ""JOHNSTON/ LIFETIME/ CAN OPENER/ U.S. PATS. NO. 1598641/ 1658225""

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Johnston Household Utilities Inc. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Chicago, IL, USA

Dimensions

7.5 x 3.25 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1162.10

Places

Illinois (United States)