Antique Coal Iron


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This antique coal iron is an eye-catching item in every household. It can be a decorative element of your place, such as a paperweight, a window stopper, or a bookend. The iron is one of those amazing pieces that will never fail to impress and that will also make a great gift for a vintage collector or yourself. The antique coal iron is in good condition, there are no dents or other damages, just a couple of signs of age. Both, the exact age and provenance are unknown.

The invention of charcoal irons dates back to the 15th century. The need for a smooth look of the clothes has increased. Therefore, this invention. These irons consisted of a single body with a lid, which was movably attached to an opening and closing axis at the back. They have transferred the heat necessary for ironing, as they have been placed in coals. There was a wooden handle on the top of the lid that prevented the burning of the hand.


Length: 12 cm
Width: 5,5 cm
Height: 11,5 cm


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Weight 1,6 kg