Category Archives: Teasmaniacs and Collectors

Maurice Collins

Maurice Collins owns a weird and wonderful selection of off-beat antique gadgets, including a clockwork burglar alarm, an electric hair-restoring comb, a finger stretcher, a mechanical envelope sealer and the world’s first ever Sat Nav. His collection also includes two clockwork teasmades. In this video he introduces us to some of the items in his collection and demonstrates Albert Richardson’s Teasmade. Continue reading Maurice Collins

Sheridan Parsons

Hello! My name is Sheridan. My interest in teasmades began in 2000. I wanted to start an unusual collection and I settled on teasmades when I was in a rebellious frame of mind. My first husband always disliked the bulk and noise of teasmades and adamantly refused to let me have one! At its peak my collection consisted of 172 teasmades and numerous kettles, clocks and accessories. I firmly believe that it was the largest collection in the world. Continue reading Sheridan Parsons