The Reimer Manufacturing Company, New York, NY.
Title SCARCE EARLY REIMERS 19 1/2 POUND TAILOR'S ELECTRIC IRON.
Seller ID 96-0092
Sadiron-shaped with 1 1/2 thick iron base surmounted by 1 1/2h. nickelplated steel housing for electrical parts. Housing top has an offset, a triangular depression containing the heating control which consist of a rheostat with 4 brass contact points & pivoting bar switch with black, hard rubber knob. H & L deeply stamped within circles above extremes of contact points. 2 electrical prongs extend from a depression in housing top behind back handle support. 6 polished oak handle with steel supports. Pointed toe, straight heel. 3 1/2 w. x 10 3/4 l. x 6 3/4 h. About 19 1/2 lbs. Steel plate on top of housing reads The Reimers/ Patented/ Trade Mark Reg. U.S. Pat. Off./ 110 Volts 155 W-340-880. Heel stamped B 204 G & 648. W... gives the watts range. 204 is the model number (see advertisementshown in the photo wherein this iron is described as a Heavy Goose.) Patent reference is to No. 1,114,805 issued Oct. 27, 1914 to Alfred E. Reimers. Working condition untested. Scattered spots of rust & corrosion. NOTE: Price includes the shipping cost via Parcel Post over & above that added automatically in the shopping basket for the furthest postal zone from 17110. If you are a buyer in a closer zone, inquire about saving on shipping.