Oval shaped cast-iron

Oval shaped cast-iron "Tilley" iron

Included in Collections: Domestic

Object Description

This Oval shaped cast iron "Tilley" type iron has a polished base and a patterned top. The handle is "U" shaped with a layer of asbestos between it and the top of the iron. The handgrip is of black painted wood fixed to the handle by a through-bolt 125mm long. The paraffin tank is cylindrical made of aluminium 90mm in diameter and fitted to the rear of the iron. There is a filler cap and safety valve at the top and a flow control valve at the bottom. The border is fitted within the iron which is lit through holes at the side. This iron worked by the evaporation of burning paraffin.

Cat No. Not specified.
Collections Domestic
Date added May 14th, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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