Osgar Hairdryer, 1920s

This type of hairdryer was for professional use and originally belonged to a Bothwell hairdresser. The dial on the side allows the user to alternate between hot and cold air. It was rewired in the 1950s.

Museum reference:
NLC-2010-16
Made by:
Osgar
On display:
In Storage: Museums
Associated with:
Bellshill · This type of hairdryer was sold only for business use and not personal use. It belonged to a lady in Bothwell who had a hairdressing business and was given to donor's daughter, a hairdresser in Glasgow, by a client.
Dimensions:
height: 270mm
width: 280mm
depth: 145mm
Materials:
metal, wood, plastic
Inscriptions:
The Osgar Hairdryer London Birmingham Glasgow
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