This 250 watt rod-shaped hair dryer was sold by Siemens under the name EDIR from 1935 to 1967. The Bakelite housing consists of two symmetrical halves. In 1935 this was a technical manufacturing innovation, because only one die was needed. The power lead runs through the handle.


  • Title: Hair dryer
  • Creator: Siemens
  • Date Created: 1930
  • Physical Dimensions: 7 x 24 x 9 cm (h x w x d)
  • Original Language: English
  • Type: object
  • Rights: NEMO Science Museum
  • Medium: plastic (bakelite), metal

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