Gas hair curling irons with burners

Category Home appliances

Subcategory Curlers

Year of manufacture/creation early 20th century

Place of manufacture/creation Germany

Size Height: 6.5 cm
Width: 3.5 cm
Length: 26 cm
Weight: 0,38 kg

Material steel, wood, brass

Museum/Storage location Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Date of admission to the museum 1992

Rights to the exhibit Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Rights to digital images public domain


Exhibit description

Modern gas-powered appliances had an impact on all aspects of life, also on men’s fashion.

Thanks to these gas hair curling irons, gentlemen were able to curl their moustaches more elegantly than ever before. The curler was heated by its base connected to a gas source.

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