"Pro Max Compact" Hair Dryer
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Plastic, rubber, metal
Designed 1977; Manufactured 1978
6 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 5/16 in. (16.2 x 15.9 x 5.9 cm)
On dryer cylinder: printed in black letters "Gillette / promax ® /compact hair dryer"; on reverse molded raised text in plastic of dryer cylinder: "[in a recessed circle] Model No. 9010 / 1000W 8.3A / 120V AC 50 / 60 Hz / distributed by / Gillette Company / Appliance Division / St. Paul, Mn. 55101 / Patent Pending / Made in Taiwan. R.O.C. / UL [encircled] ® Listed 822D"
Gift of Michael A. Cousins/Cousins Designs, Inc.
"Promax Compact" Hair Dryer model #901: plastic, rubber, and metal; cylindrical form with screens at each end, perpendicular molded cylindrical handle; black switch on handle; message in raised letters in plastic of dryer cylinder: "WARNING: TO AVOID SHOCK HAZARD DO NOT IMMERSE IN WATER OR USE WHILE BATHING"; electrical cord.
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