The Magik box ice cream maker
Regular price £450
A white ironstone ice cream maker, with the original internal barrel mechanism and churning handle.
Dated 1921 along with the patent number, the front face has stylised black transfer print of the name of the device - 'The Magik Box'.
The following information is filed under the patent. Further details, original diagrams and patent documentation can be provided upon request.
172,581. Long, J. M. June 10, 1921. Ice-cream and like freezers.-The cream or similar food substance to be frozen is worked completely around the surface of a rotating freezing- mixture container and through a fixed grid, perforated baffle, or like device, to obtain a uniform consistency of the frozen product. The apparatus comprises a rotary drum d for freezing-mixture eccentrically mounted within a heat-insulated cream &c. container a, a perforated grid e being located between the drum d and a lining b of the outer container, and preferably in light contact with the drum. The cream &c. is carried round by the drum and forms into a roll or ball at the top of the drum. The lining b is preferably of metal and the casing is provided with an inner glass lid n covered by a heat-insulated lid. The end f of the drum mav be removable, and the square end of the driving-shaft i may be forced by a spring m into a socket on the end of the drum.
353mm wide (13-7/8")
156mm deep (6-1/4")
154mm tall (6-1/8")
Glaze crazing across the piece, very light wear in places but otherwise perfect. The top right portion of the X is slightly worn, but otherwise the black transfer is crisp and clean.