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kettle set

Accession Number

069.2008.1(a-f)

Object Name

kettle set

Created

09/10/2008

Creator

Hermione Cooper

Accession Date

09/10/2008

Brief Description

High speed kettle set in rectangular metal box. Removable lid with handle. Two compartments inside tin. In first compartment , round kettle with hinged carrying handle and removable screw top lid.

Materials

Tin

Dimensions

Tin box - 9(h)x28(w)x19(d) cms. Kettle -6(h)x57(circumference)cms.

Number Of Objects

1

Inscription Description

Inscription on metal plate on lid reads "HIGH SPEED KETTLE SET. NO. HS3 CAPACITY 3 PINTS SEE WASHERS ARE IN GOOD CONDITION AND CAPS SCREWED DOWN FIRMLY BEFORE LEAVING HOME. TO BOIL:-REMOVE SCREW CAPS AND INFUSER. USE INFUSER CAP AS KETTLE LID. POUR SPIRITS ON STOVE UNTIL SATURATED, PLACE IN THE KETTLE COMPARTMENT AND LIGHT. TURN HINGED SUPPORTS INWARDS AND PLACE KETTLE ON THEM. HOOK THIS LID OVER EDGE OF CASE TO SHIELD KETTLE AND POINT THAT END TOWARDS WIND. TO PUT OUT STOVE,REMOVE KETTLE AND BLOW DOWNWARDS. OCCASIONALLY - CLEAR PERFORATIONS IN STOVE WITH A PIN. TO MAKE TEA:- PUT THREE HEAPED TEASPOONS IN INFUSER,FIT LID, PLACE IN KETTLE AND TWIST SEVERAL TIMES RAPIDLY IN EACH DIRECTION."

Colour

Dirty silver

Object Production Place

Britain

Acquisition Date

09/10/2008

Condition Check Date

28/04/2009

Rules

Spectrum : UK Museum documentation standard, V.3.1 2007

Modified

28/04/2009

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