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AROUND HOME Chemex Coffee Makers
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Los Angeles Times (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Los Angeles, Calif.
Author: Lasker, David
Date: Jan 8, 1989
Start Page: 36.D
Section: Los Angeles Times Magazine; Times Magazine Desk
Abstract (Document Summary)

Like a latter-day Thomas Edison, [Peter Schlumbohm], who died in 1962, was a prolific inventor (with more than 300 patents) and a consummate hustler as well. Shortly after Macy's sold its first Chemex consignment, Corning Glass Works told Schlumbohm that they'd have to stop supplying the containers unless he could procure a priority rating from the War Production Board.

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