The Bryant Furnace figural advertising mascot circa 1935, measures 17 x 12 x 11 inches. Papier maché. Normal crazing. Irresistible.
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History of Bryant Company
1907 – Charley Bryant decides to invent a gas-fired hot water heater to heat homes and forms the Bryant Heater Co. 1908 – After discovering that some people were using up to 8 of his water heaters to heat their homes with hot water, Charley decided to invent the gas-fired hot water boiler. The Bryant Heater & Manufacturing Co. was formed and began to manufacture the first-ever gas-fired cast iron tubular hot water boiler. 1909 to 1931 – Bryant makes many improvements to their line of top-quality boiler products including automatic water & gas safety controls. Bryant also developed a gas-fired gravity furnace and introduced the Bryant “Pup” as its advertising mascot. Bryant reportedly maintained a 60% market share total in the late-1920’s for its gas heating equipment making it the largest producer of gas boilers in the country. SKIP TO…
The Present – After 100 years, Bryant is still in business.