Maker and Role
The Cutawl Company, Manufacturer
Metal body with handle on top to hold the machine. There are 2 red plastic knobs, one on each side to guide the machine whilst cutting the cloth. There are 2 rows of parallel strips and a round disc on each side of the machine. The cutting head is mounted below with oiling instructions printed there. There are 2 toggle switches situated, one on each side. Back part of machine is open exposing internal copmonents e.g. motor and belt drive. An electric cord emerges which is fitted to a 3-pin plug. A red test certificate No.5244054 dated 2000/1/19 is attached to the wire. Testing company is Wiltek. Licence 4045. 230 volts A/C.
Signature/Marks and Type
K-11 / Cutawl / T.M. REG. U.S.A. AND CANADA / MANUFACTURED / BY / THE CUTAWL COMPANY / BETHEL, CONN. U.S.A. / SERIAL NUMBER / 35477 / 230 VOLTS A.C. Maker's Plate
The Cutawl Company. Cloth Cutting Machine, F2442.2005. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).