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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Chicago Flexible Shaft Co., Chicago, IL, U.S.A.
Descriptions
metal 3340 chromed 14 carpet 3
Names
carriage heater 3
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
H: 4.375 in, L: 13.625 in, width: 7.375 in, drawer width: 2 in, drawer length: 11.75 in, drawer height: 3.875 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Ms. Alice Stange in memory of Dr. Louis Howe and Phoebe Pfrangle
Inscription:
on nameplate: THE/CLARK/HEATER/No 7.D. [bottom of drawer:] MADE BY/CHICAGO FLEXIBLE SHAFT Co.
Remarks:
A: heater; chromed metal base covered with very dark green carpet in strips of looped and cut pile, bent rod handle on top fits into screwed down nameplate; back side has a chromed rectangular vent with 14 holes and a knob for the sliding cover; one end has 8 vent holes arranged in a circle with a knob for a sliding cover; other end has a rectangular doorway for the charcoal drawer. B: drawer has a chromed rectangular end-plate with round knob. Sheet metal drawer has numerous holes in sides and ends, one divider near front. Was used by donor's grandfather, Dr. Howe, when making winter house calls.
Accession Number:
1.69.2688

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Cody Firearms Museum.
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