1971 Russell Hobbs Easy Riser tea maker 6501

The Russell Hobbs 6501 Automatic Electric Teamaker Set comprises a Teamaker model 6002, a clock model 7002 and a tray model 9007. The kettle can be unplugged if not required.

The kettle contains a stainless steel straining dish in which fresh tea leaves are stored. When the alarm goes off the water is heated, when boiling the water overflows into the straining dish flooding it, sinking it to the base of the kettle and brewing the tea. When the straining dish has sunk a magnet in the base causes the element to be switched off.

This tea maker first featured in the Argos catalogue in the 1974-1975 issue, where it was named the Russell Hobbs Easy Riser.