The iron: Number 33 in Stephen Fry's 100 greatest gadgets

It's a matter of perspective, 33 isn't so bad but clearly here at Middlewich Ironing the Iron would be at position number 1 for our service.

33. Iron
The electric iron was invented in 1882 by Henry W. Seeley, a New York inventor Seeley patented his 'electric flat-iron' on June 6, 1882. His iron weighed almost 15 pounds and took a long time to warm up.

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