Contents of Hammacher Schlemmer's historical exhibit opening in New York today and later traveling to Chicago and Beverly Hills. The first seven items were first offered by the company, the company says.

1. Pop-up toaster. 1930.

2. Electric dry shaver. 1934.

3. Waring blender. 1937.

4. Steam iron. 1939.

5. Electric broom. 1945.

6. Electric pencil sharpener. 1947.

7. Cordless phone. 1975.

8. Press-Or-Midget nonelectric hand crank juicer. 1924.

9. Ice-O-mat nonelectric ice crusher. 1939.

10. Health-O-Matic Scale. 1939.

11. Can-O-Mat nonelectric can opener. 1954.

12. Gilbert Vitalator electric hand vibrating body and head massager. 1953.

13. Hairdryer Oster Air Jet electric hair dryer. 1953.

Other Hammacher introductions:

Radarange microwave oven. 1968.

Casio's World's Smallest, Lightest Pocket Television. 1983.

First integrated Caller ID and digital answering machine. 1994.

Flat-panel television. 1996.

Phillip Electronics' first recordable compact disc player. 1998.