Rare antique franklin iron model 25 110v and 550 watts. Made by the electrical development & machine co. The "franklin" model 25 was made by the electrical development & machine co. In 1919 the company was located at 221-227 n.Ads and notices of the times indicate that its principal product line was hardware used in building electric distribution. "Franklin" was their brand name for all their products. My guess is that it was made 1915-20. The identification plate states licensed wiegand patents. I assume it refers the patent #1,120,259 (december 8, 1914) held by henry j.
Wiegand of milwaukee, wisconsin and/or, perhaps, patent #1,154,953 (september 28, 1915) issued to edwin l. Wiegand's patent was assigned to cutler-hammer. Electrical development and machine co. This item is made of iron and wood.