West Bend Cocktail Shaker Set w/ Booklet
This rare American Art Deco cocktail shaker set was designed by Ralph N. Kircher for the West Bend Aluminum Company, West Bend, Wisconsin in 1934.
The Shaker has a spun aluminum body with top and bottom rings of knurled black Bakelite that will help secure shaking & protect hands from cold. The pour spout over is an aluminum cap with a red Bakelite spout cover. The base is well marked. There are 4 cocktail tumblers with flared bodies & embossed rings, the tray & a quality Reproduction of the original booklet (Tipple Tips) .
Aluminum is a soft metal so the set shows some wear. Inside shows wear/use. Great used condition. The Shaker is 12" tall & the tray almost 13" wide.
See the set on page 198 of Stephen Visakay's book