Waters-Genter Rebuilt/Restored 2C1 Waffle Iron 1920's 1037

$200.00

Model 2C1 by Waters Genter Co. as a “Toastmaster” product was introduced in 1929 and was in production until 1935 when it was replaced with a thermostatic controlled unit. This was made as a commercial unit which stays "on" until unplugged but at a low heat until cooking. The 2C1 uses a timer which when activated cuts in higher wattage heaters to the plates. When the slide is moved left it winds the timer, engages a switch and is caught in a notch until a bimetal heat activated bar inside pushes it down to let the timer start to run. When the timer stops or the latch is moved all the way to the right, it cuts off the high heat, and low heat is left on so it keeps the plates pretty warm but doesn’t over heat them. If the heaters are warm enough to cook, the slide will not go in the notch and just starts timing immediately.
The light is always on when plugged in, just to remind you its on. There is a very slight dimming of the light (by design) in low heat mode but its too subtle to even notice.
Cast aluminum waffle face. Makes a 7 inch waffle. Gleaming Chrome although a few scratches on top. Very well made. No Teflon. Completely cleaned and re-wired. This is a very well made iron. It will come with all instructions for use and keeping the plates seasoned. It will work for years. The cord is 6 foot and new.
11 inch by 10 inches overall, 4 1/2 inches high. Weighs 8 pounds all by itself, they didn't chintz on the metal!
800 watts at full power. 115 VAC, 6 foot HD new cord. Waters-Genter Company, Minneapolis, MN.

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Care instructions

All items come with complete use and care instructions.
All items come with cords.
All cords are either new or old style that have been tested and refurbished.

What are materials

Waffle grids are cast aluminum.
Toasters are metal
Coffee pots vary and I always tell you the materials.

How will I keep it working and will it work?

Everything I sell is refurbished and in like new working order.
If something goes wrong, I will fix it so its like a lifetime (mine LOL) warranty.

Is it safe?

It will be as safe or safer than the original manufacturer when it was made. Many times it is safer since I remove and replace asbestos wiring and unsafe cords. Note: There are some items I no longer refurbish because they cannot be made safe. I check every item for stray voltage and many times it is too high so that unit is scrapped.

What does Restored and Rebuilt Mean?

It means its been re-wired with modern high heat resistant wire, thermostats re-set, gunk, grease, stains have been removed. Restored to original factory specifications. Cords and wiring safe. All components checked for safety. Everything back to very good to mint condition nothing less.

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