Revolutionary War era (Late 18th c. to Early 19th c.) Toaster
Antique 18th Century American Colonial Hand Forged Wrought Iron Toaster with a twisted handle that folds from one side to the other to toast the othe side of your bread. An ingenious design used in all homes and soldiers camps of the Revolution. Almost all bread, unless fresh baked, would have been consumed as toasted in early America. See Neumann guide for examples. Measures 22" x 14" x 5" ex. John Emond Collection and found in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.