Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Chapter Six -- KA model R and D


1933 MODEL R & Model D - Made in limited quantities with a faceted chromed body.


There has been a controversy brought to my attention by WACEM members regarding whether the model D KA actually exists. No one has ever seen this mixer, although we are aware of the genuine existence of the model R.

I took my information from this web source.

There is some apparent mistakes in other areas of this website, so it is a legitimate question whether the KA model D is a real mixer.

Just bringing this new info to your attention, so you can keep in mind.

If you have ever seen this dodo bird KA model D, let us know and please include a photo or illustration.




Note the porcelain look fruit juicer and the unique beater! I wonder if it is porcelain or enamel. And is that some kind of bowl holder with it?  Since I do not have a manual for this model, I am not sure what, if any additional attachments were produced and advertised with it.

And ta dah!!!! The earliest time I have seen it pictured anywhere — drum roll please!

The legendary KA pea sheller! Yes, the pea sheller with powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal KA attachments. The pea sheller who can change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel in his bare hands, and who disguised as Clark Kent.......oops wrong story.

This great hub attachment is designed for the peas to be put through the chute into rubber rollers stem end first. Use a deep bowl to catch the hulls on the left side allowing peas to roll into the pan on the right side.






1936 KitchenAid Manufacturing Co. came back under the Hobart banner as the company acquired "full ownership and control" of mixer operations. Nationally acclaimed editor and designer, Egmont Arens, was retained to design three new mixer models.

1 comment:

  1. Any idea of the value of a model r?. I have one, no bowls or attachments, just mixer