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Posted 4 years ago


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For my birthday I received this beautifully designed Hotpoint toaster made by General Electric from the late 1910s-early 1930s. The original cloth cord and plug are still intact. This particular model (model #156T25) is nickel-plated with geometric weave cutouts and flips the toast, hence the name "Flopper" toaster.


  1. packrat-place packrat-place, 4 years ago
    Made from the late 1910's-1920's. It is called a Flip-Flop" type because of the way the toast can be flipped, as opposed to the "Pop-Up" type. The body is pierced nickel.
  2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 4 years ago
    Little before my time but do remember seeing a few.
  3. NicoleJerelen NicoleJerelen, 4 years ago
    @packrat-place: Due to the toaster's American Beaux Arts design, it probably dates from the 1920s or 1930s. I am also aware that it is not a pop-up type but a flip type. All information I've included about the body and name of the toaster derive from a reputable website called
  4. NicoleJerelen NicoleJerelen, 4 years ago
    Also, thanks for the "love" packrat-place and blunderbuss2!
  5. packrat-place packrat-place, 4 years ago
    I was just adding to what you said for the benefit of those that may not be familiar with these items. As for the date, it came from book I have about these. No offense meant, just trying to be helpful.
  6. packrat-place packrat-place, 4 years ago
    and, I hope you have a Happy Birthday.....
  7. NicoleJerelen NicoleJerelen, 4 years ago
    Hi, packrat-place,

    No offense taken! I'm sorry if my reply sounded curt. That's the problem with typed messages sometimes... Regarding the date, I shall alter my description so that it includes the years listed in your book. And thank you, I had a very nice birthday!
  8. NicoleJerelen NicoleJerelen, 4 years ago
    Thank you, nutsabotas6760 :))

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