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Stoneware hot water bottle 'The Mecca'

Description:

'The Mecca' hot water bottle was first patented by Londoner Hiram Codd in 1870. These hot water bottles worked by having a marble which is kept pressed against a rubber ring in the neck of the bottle by the pressure of the water when it's on its side.

Place of Production:
Grimwades Ltd., England
Source:
The Dick Institute
Digital Number:
RI_DI_0075687
Creation Date:
c.1870-1920
Copyright:
East Ayrshire Council


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