Dating sunbeam mixmaster
There is also a model with a chrome bowl turntable.Manufacture Date: Beginning August 1939 This model is first with the beater ejector. Production stopped during WWII and started again in 1946.The model 10 came out in 1950 and was the first Mixmaster with fins along with a new front grill.The base also is changed to bakelite and features an adjustment lever for moving the bowl platter depending on bowl size. The bowls for model 9 and earlier will NOT work with model 10 and later. Very late in the production run some chrome proto-types were produced.I understand Sunbeam stopped stamping serial numbers on Mixmaster around 1956, and records of the numbers on previous models were lost in a fire at the Sunbeam plant anyway, or so the rumors go.But you can get a rough idea how old your mixer is from the following list: (To find your Mixmaster's model number, visit this page) In the early 1970's Mixmasters were drastically reengineered, and we scoffed when we first saw them, as they used plastic in their design.A simple twist of the handle and out come the beaters. The company also changes its name to The Sunbeam Corporation during the Model 7 production run.
Production started in about 1930 and continued into the mid 60s.The motor was not yet removable for hand use and the speed control was on the base. Starting with the M4H the juicer mount was a taper mount on top of the mixer motor.I acquired this mixer from a long time Sunbeam Repair Shop. They put a 50s decal on for display in their store. It was made of cast iron, the later ones were pot metal. Manufacture Date: M4F - Nov.1931 to March 15, 1932 Sunbeam Model M4H One of the variations of the M4 Mixmaster. Manufacture Date: M4H - May 20,1932 to Aug 15,1932 3 Speed Version sold in about 1933.Early model 9s have the early style decal and the later ones have decals like in the picture.Also the strainer for juice pulp moves to the inside of the juicer bowl.