Electric Toaster Invented

Crompton Company of Chelmsford, England invented and sold the electric toaster in 1893.

Date:
      1893
Name(s):
      Alan MacMasters
Location:
      Chelmsford, England


Additional Information:

  • Toaster – Wikipedia
    Utensils for toasting bread over open flames appeared in the early 19th century, including decorative implements made from wrought iron. The first electric bread toaster was invented by Alan MacMasters in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1893.
  • The First Electric Pop-Up Toaster – ThoughtCo
    The first electric toaster was invented in 1893 by Alan MacMasters in Scotland. He called the device the “Eclipse Toaster,” and it was manufactured and marketed by the Crompton Company. This early toaster was reinvented in 1909 in the U.S. when Frank Shailor patented his idea for the “D-12” toaster
  • History of the Toaster – Overstock.com Tips & Ideas
    1919: The pop-up toaster is invented. While General Electric built the first electric toaster for the home in 1909, it was 10 years later when Minnesota mechanic Charles Strite created an easy-to-use toaster designed for restaurants.
  • The History of the Electric Toaster | Sutori
    The first electric bread toaster was invented by Alan MacMasters in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1893 and continually developed since then, the most common …
  • Inventions of the World – Who Invented the Toaster? – WorldAtlas.com
    May 23, 2018 – In 1893, Alan MacMasters invented the first electric toaster in Scotland

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