Cover and Envelope of IronRite Ironing Machine Manual

Cover and Envelope of IronRite Ironing Machine Manual
This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series IronRite Manual

While I no longer possess the Ironrite Model 85, a gem from the late 1940s that found a new home back in 2015, I realized the value the instruction manual and accompanying paperwork still hold for enthusiasts and collectors alike. Before parting ways with this vintage marvel, I took the opportunity to scan the entire instruction manual, ensuring that the legacy and operational wisdom of this classic piece could be shared and preserved.

Today, I’m excited to share the envelope, along with the front and back cover of the Ironrite Ironing Machine manual. These initial scans are just the beginning of a journey into the past, offering a glimpse into the meticulous care and detailed instructions provided to the users (almost always women) of the Ironrite Model 85. The publication not only serves as a practical guide for operating this vintage ironing machine but also as a fascinating artifact from an era when precision and craftsmanship were paramount.

The Ironrite Ironing Machine, particularly the Model 85, was celebrated for its efficiency and durability, revolutionizing the way households approached the task of ironing clothes. By scanning and sharing this manual, I hope to offer not just a piece of history but also a practical resource for those who still cherish these machines, whether they’re lucky enough to own one or simply appreciate the ingenuity of past technologies.

Stay tuned for the rest of the pages from this manual, which will soon be available to guide you through the intricacies of operating and maintaining the Ironrite Ironing Machine. Whether you’re a collector, a vintage appliance enthusiast, or someone with a keen interest in the evolution of home appliances, these scans promise to be a fascinating journey through time, capturing the essence of an era when the Ironrite Ironing Machine was a symbol of modern convenience.

Ironrite Ironing Machine Manual scans below:

Why do we iron?
The most interesting parts of these pages from the 1940s IronRite Ironing Machine manual was the half page under the table of contents, answering the question to “Why do we iron?”. Everyone likes to wear nice clean clothing and well pressed garments… from a health standpoint, the heat of the iron eliminates

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