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Hot and Crispy All waffle irons for sale here:
  • were made in America and make 'regular' waffles, not the thick Belgian-style with big, deep dimples,
  • are guaranteed to work to the original factory specifications after our meticulous remanufacturing,
  • have cast aluminum grids without non-stick coating (with one exception),
  • come with instructions for seasoning the grids before the first use,
  • come with directions, tips and a score of recipes.

    Every piece for sale here is in good working order and the best quality available anywhere.

This waffle iron is one of the best ever made.

Michael in Brooklyn, New York bought this waffle iron and wrote to say I received the Sunbeam this week and used it this morning. All I can say is, "Fantastic". This makes great waffles. How is it that the products made in the USA in the mid 20th century out perform those made today? We certainly have lost our way, haven't we. A pleasure to do business with you.

Archie in Doraville, Georgia bought this waffle iron and wrote to say I had to let you know that I finally had the chance to use my waffle iron. First, it looks brand spanking new and second, it makes fantastic waffles! I am so happy to have the chance to buy an American made vintage waffle iron that will probably still work 50 years from now.

Robert in Portland, Oregon bought this waffle iron and wrote to say
i got the w2 waffle iron yesterday; it was packed wonderfully well and it arrived in great condition; the waffle iron is beautiful and i am so very happy it was well worth the money i paid and you pay attention to great detail in refurbishing these old appliances to be made like new! again i am very pleased and thanks again

Jane in Austin bought this waffle iron and wrote to say Just want you to know how much we've enjoyed our no-non-stick waffle iron. We've enjoyed it so much and it's easy to use. It's a real tank. Works like a charm and no Teflon. Thanks from Texas

Sunbeam 1945 to 1955

Sunbeam was one of the first companies to introduce a jumbo-sized automatic waffle iron when they brought out their Model W-1 in 1940. Just after World War II the Design Department restyled the temperature indicator to make it easier to see.

The result was the Model W-2 shown here, made from 1945 to 1955, with heavy duty heating elements of near-commercial quality. It makes giant waffles of 80 square inches faster than they can be consumed. (A normal sized waffle is only 37 square inches). A clever grid design makes it impossible to overfill this iron and the easy-to-see indicator light takes the guesswork out of knowing when the waffle is done. The outside dimensions are 12 inches square.

Because of its design, this model nearly always has scuffing to the case, even when in excellent condition. If you want a waffle iron in close to perfect cosmetic condition, please choose the Sunbeam CG or the Toastmaster model 2D2.

Each ones comes with a copy of the original factory insert which have directions and recipes, and our own set of instructions, seasoning instructions and a small brush for doing so, and a slew of recipes.

Sunbeam Model W-2
Sunbeam Corporation, Chicago, USA, Toronto, Canada
1200 Watts
Shipping Weight: 14 lbs.

$175 in very good condition (as shown)
$225 in excellent condition
$350 in mint condition

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Sputnik launched into space soon after this appliance came to market...

Linda in Deaver, Wyoming bought this waffle iron and wrote to say Received the waffle iron, and you were right, I am very pleased. Made perfect waffles the first time, no sticking. Its so unusual to purchase anything that exceeds my expectations for quality and value. Kudo's! Will be buying more from you in the future.

Pat in Boulder bought this waffle iron and wrote to say
I just received the Sunbeam CG. Its beautiful. You indicated that it would be in very good condition but I would consider the condition 'excellent'. It's a nice touch that you include the original owners manual. Its hard to believe that this appliance is 50 years old based on the top notch condition that it is in.

Sunbeam CG Waffle Iron

In the mid 1950s, Sunbeam restyled the popular Model W-2 waffle iron and created the sleek, modern looking Model CG. The new model retained the high quality construction of its predecessor but also featured removable cooking grids for waffles and a set of accessory grilling plates as an option. The new CG model soon became one of the best selling combination units of that period. It opens completely for two griddle surfaces with capacity for eight picture perfect flapjacks, enough for a large family or a single American champion swimmer with LOTS of gold medals.

The CG model has near commercial quality components including a sensitive, accurate temperature controller and heavy duty 1250 watt heating elements that can cook acres of waffles in minutes. An easy to see illuminated control dial takes all of the guesswork out of the baking process and frees the cook from squinting at a tiny indicator window. The outside dimension are 12.5 inches square. It weighs in at an impressive 11 pounds. Outside dimensions including handles is fourteen inches square and four and a half inches high.

Each nine inch square waffle easily breaks into quarters -- the perfect size for storing and freezing, and for quick re-heating in a toaster.

The accessory grilling plates are $55 with a CG and $65 if sold separately, and when available.

Sunbeam Corporation, Chicago, USA, Toronto, Canada
Model CG
For AC only 110-120 V 1250 W

Shipping Weight 14 pounds
16 pounds with accessory grilling plates)

$175 in very good condition (as shown but sold)
$225 in excellent condition (sold)
$295 in mint condition

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Joanne in Sherrill's Ford, North Carolina bought this model waffle iron and wrote to say Just want to tell you how wonderful the Sunbeam CG is! We enjoyed delicious, perfectly baked waffles the first try, unlike so many of the other waffle irons I have tried! I am so completely satisfied with your product and only wish I had found yours before spending time and $ on other inferior products.

Mike in Quebec bought this model waffle iron and wrote to say The waffle iron is fantastic. It has worked flawlessly. Saturday mornings are waffle mornings and my two little kids - and my wife and I - love the waffles. My two year old's limited vocabulary enthusiastically includes "wabbles"! We've hosted some brunches and our guests have been thrilled too. Once up to speed, it really kicks the waffles out at a great rate.

Brian in Spokane bought this model waffle iron and wrote to say
Just wanted to say that we received the Sunbeam CG Waffle Iron and it works great! Makes waffles so much better and faster than our newer machine and it even looks better! It's been a pleasure to work with your outfit!

1930 Edison Electric Waffle Iron "Hotpoint"

This fully functional show piece is a non-automatic waffle iron equipped with heavy duty General Electric "Calrod" heating elements and chrome plating. It measures 5 inches high and about 9 inches wide at base and produces a full size 7 inch waffle.

The faceted lid and base are complimented by some knock out metal work in a zigzag art deco design in the pedestal. The handles are uniquely styled green and orange marbleized Bakelite.

This is a very scarce piece made in very limited numbers for small upscale segment of the depression era market. It is once again an attractive performer that will give many more years of reliable service.

It has been completely rebuilt and tested, and with modern high temperature appliance wire installed. It is in flawless condition and comes with a detachable cord set, instructions, tips and recipes to help you enjoy waffles just the way you like them.

Edison Electric Waffle Iron
Cat. 119Y155 660 watts 115 volts
Made in USA by Edison Electric Appliance Co. Inc.
A General Electric Organization Chicago, Ill. Ontario, Calif.

Shipping weight: 8 pounds

$175 (as shown)
$245 Automatic version with preset thermostat in excellent condition

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Made by Edison Electric Appliance Co.

Art Deco geometric design

Catherine in Hixson, Tennessee wrote to say Just wanted to let you know that the waffle iron was a big hit on Christmas morning. My husband loved his vintage gift and the waffles were the best he's ever made. Thanks to you, great items like these can still have a life and are certainly much better than the ones currently offered for sale at retail stores.

Lynn in California wrote to say The Waffle Iron was the best b'day present ever!!! Very successful... He was absolutely delighted and amazed that I went thru the effort of finding one made in USA (or not made in China)....Eric has made some really delicious waffles!!! Thanks so much for all your help!

General Electric *Best Value*

General Electric produced this stylish high quality, non-automatic waffle iron, so well engineered that it self regulates -- as long as it's kept full of batter it will not overheat. It will turn out an endless stream of waffles which measure 6 1/2 inches in diameter until the batter is gone. This model is a good choice if you are looking for a waffle iron not made in China. But then, all the waffle irons we sell were made in the United States.

With "textolite" handles and absence of a thermostat, this model was sold from the late 1930s until the late 1940s, long before no non-stick coating such as Teflon, which can be toxic and dangerous to pet parakeets, parrots, budgies and other birds.

It is in very good condition. We've disassembled and cleaned it, installed modern high temperature internal wiring, and tested it for operation up to specification. It comes with a facsimile of the original instruction booklet "52 Recipes" that came with the waffle iron when it was sold new.

We include a detachable cord set, our instructions for seasoning the grids, tips, and lots of waffle recipes.

General Electric Best Value
Volts 115 Watts 550
Made in U.S.A.

Shipping weight 9 Lbs.

$90 (as shown)
$150 in mint condition

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General Electric "Diana"

In 1939 industrial designer August Propernick created what turned out to be one of the great Art Deco appliances made in America. This model was so popular that it remained in production for over 12 years as a very popular and flashy wedding gift.

The steel body is triple chrome-plated and was sold as the "Diana" model with "Ivory Textolite" handles. Equipped with an accurate and sensitive temperature controller, this waffle iron produces a six and a half inch waffle quickly and effortlessly. This model performs superbly as great every day appliance -- a quality not found in new models.

Having been completely restored, recalibrated, and tested with an infrared pyrometer as well as a road test, this one is ready for you to set the control dial for light waffles, or dark and extra crispy waffles, or anything in between.

This one is in like new condition, suitable as a wedding or anniversary gift, and comes with a detachable cord set, ready for years of service and includes instructions for seasoning, tips for successful waffling (calling all politicians) and a slew of recipes.

General Electric Diana waffle iron
Volts 115 Watts 800
Made in U.S.A.

Shipping weight 9 Lbs.


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The GE Diana is perfect as a unique wedding gift for vintage savvy friends

Suzy in Forestville, California wrote to say I tried an inexpensive waffle maker that only worked for about a month and only made mediocre waffles anyway. I had been on the verge of buying a heavy-duty Calphalon iron but it was big and probably wasn't going to fit in my cupboard (and we don't have a lot of counter space). I was reading buyer reviews on some site and one of them mentioned Toaster Central. I went and checked you out and knew I had found our new waffle iron. It took me a couple of weeks to decide which one I wanted and to decide that it was worth the cost. It definitely is! Not only is the Diana beautiful to look at, it makes perfect waffles every time. I was intimidated about the "seasoning" but it was simple. I have not yet had a waffle stick, which seems somewhat miraculous. We couldn't be more pleased.

Made in Ohio

Automatic Dominion Waffle Iron with Teflon

This Dominion waffle iron is a no nonsense work-a-day performer from the mid to late 1960s. It's automatic with an easy to adjust temperature control knob and easy to see indicator light.

The grids are cast aluminum with a non-stick coating. It measures twelve inches across and comes with a detachable cord set. This is the only model we sell with Teflon non-stick grids.

We also have this same model without non-stick coating.

Automatic Dominion Waffle Iron with Teflon
110-120 Volts 660 Watts

Shipping weight: 8 lbs.

$85 in excellent condition (as shown)
$110 in mint condition

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