Wax polish heater
P. G. Dixon and Co Ltd
Historic Services / Cleaning & housekeeping
Chrome, wood, wax and paint
Place of origin
Tyntesfield, North Somerset
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Wax polish heater - Chrome cylinder with large carrying handle encased in black painted wood. Attched to top of cylinder is a pressure gauge measured in / lbs per (symbol of a square) / inch with / COLUMBUS / stamped onto metal surface of gauge. Handle pivots 90 degrees from locked position allowing it to perform a pump action. On one side of cylinder the socket for the electrical power supply cable (NT15830.2) and on the other a tap with solidified orange wax coming out of it and stuck to the cylinder surface. A metal label attached to the side of the cylinder at the bottom has the following information / MADE IN ENGLAND / MAJOR / P.G. DIXON (and) Co. LTD / WEMBLY - MIDDX / . It also has the following technical information / VOLTS 200/250 PH 1 / WATTS 500 CYCL 0-60 / SERIAL NO DS11845 / FOR AC (and) DC MARK 2 / TESTED TO 80LB (square symbol and inch symbol) / cut out temp 80oc / . This item should be associated with items NT15825.1-5.
Purchased from the estate of the late Lord Wraxall with the assistance of the NHMF and donations from members and supporters.
Makers and roles
P. G. Dixon and Co Ltd, manufacturer