Manufacturers report on the ‘Hotpoint’ De Luxe Toaster

In Australia, the 1950s was a period of growth and increasing consumerism. The local manufacturing sector expanded and output rose dramatically. The rise in the demand for consumer goods was driven by increased national income and population. This report on the manufacture of the De Luxe Toaster is a record of this growth. It is a significant document that records the design, manufacture and plant requirements to produce this Australian product in the 1950s.

Additionally, the photographs inclu...

Summary

2007/137/1
Report, ''Hotpoint' De Luxe Toaster' paper / board / metal, published by Australian Electrical Industries Proprietary Limited, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1956

A folder containing a report on the manufacture of the 'Hotpoint' De Luxe Toaster. The report is contained in an unmarked brown folder made of buckram covered board. It has a soft expandable spine. Attached to the folder is a report with a salmon pink cardboard cover and five dividers held together with two metal pins. The front page of the report has the title printed in black and includes the Australian Electrical Industries company logo. The report contains black and white photographs, typewriter typed pages, a layout of the Domestic Appliance Department, a master sheet for the De Luxe toaster and an operation sheet. Inside the folder there is a folded design drawing for the main assembly of the 'Hotpoint' De Luxe toaster, a folded layout of the Domestic Appliance Factory, Auburn Works and and six loose sheets of salmon pink cardboard.

Production

This report on the 'De Luxe Toaster' was produced by Australian Electrical Industries Proprietary Limited, Australia in May 1956.
Australian Electrical Industries Pty Ltd 1956

Source

Gift of the Family of the late Robert Charles Dwyer, 2007
3 October, 2007

Cite this Object

Manufacturers report on the 'Hotpoint' De Luxe Toaster 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 26 June 2017, <https://ma.as/362416>
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