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"Twin-O-Matic" waffle iron, model 2060: Gallery Label - Current


Minneapolis Institute of Arts



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Not to be outdone, Manning-Bowman introduced a waffle iron in 1937 which could bake two waffles in the space of one. Batter is poured onto the top griddle and then the unit is rotated allowing batter to be poured on the second griddle. The 1937 catalogue notes that "The Twin Reversible overcomes once and for all the inconvenience of trying to satisfy hungry appetites with inadequate servings." By 1941, the unit was given a new name, the "Twin-O-Matic."
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Type: Commentary, Gallery Label - Current
Source: Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Rights: Copyright Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Added to Site: March 10, 2009