'Auto-Thermos' presure cooker, 1929.

 
'Auto-Thermos' presure cooker, 1929.
4 0 c m
 
34cm
actual image size: 26cm x 32cm

Description

The cooker is of insulated cast aluminium, with a lid secured by a removable yoke, and has an Easiwork presure gauge. A spring-loaded piston acts as a presure regulating and warning device. The cooker's airtight structure creates high presure and allows water to go beyond its boiling point. This leads to food cooking more quickly.

Image Details

Image Ref.
 
10313933

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