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"Pro Max Compact" Hair Dryer

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MANUFACTURER Gillette Company
MEDIUM Plastic, rubber, metal
  • Place Manufactured: Taiwan
  • DATES Designed 1977; Manufactured 1978
    DIMENSIONS 6 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 2 5/16 in. (16.2 x 15.9 x 5.9 cm)
    MARKINGS 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"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.110.3
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Michael A. Cousins/Cousins Designs, Inc.
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION "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. CONDITION: Unused.
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