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c. 1935

Petrol run Iron with a black metal and wood handle.
The handle is attached to the base with three metal screws.
The base is cast iron and hase six vent holes.
There is a black metal globe shaped tank at the back with a heat adjustable knob.
The tank is attached to the iron with a thin curved metal hose and spring. There are two projecting rods with screw type knobs.

Historical information


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Item type
180 mm
Height or length
260 mm
140 mm
Inscriptions and markings

Gloria Pumpless

Contextual Information

This petrol iron was made by the Gloria Light Company Pty Ltd (Australia) in the 1930s. It has a Patent Applied for date of 1936. The Patent was applied for on 1 May 1936 and granted in early 1937. The basis for the Patent is the design of the pricker/fuel control mechanism. The patent was applied for by John Beals Chandler, who at the time was Managing Director of the Gloria Light Company Pty Ltd.

c. 1935
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Historic significance
Shire of Toodyay

Shire of Toodyay

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