Lister Cream Separator ; R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd; C1910; 2010.1.1A-B-C


Lister Cream Separator

About this object

Lister made cream separator in 3 parts. This separator is the smallest and oldest of the Lister's. The base is coloured pale blue and is made from cast iron. The cover and vat are made from silver painted tin. There are 2 holes on either side of the base for attaching to bench or such. The handle is detachable, held in place by a screw. handle is cast iron and wood.


R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd

Date Made


Place Made

Dursley England

Medium and Materials

2010.1.1 A
Cast iron, tin
2010.1.1 B
tin, silver paint
2010.1.1 C
Steel, brass, tin, silver paint

Inscription and Marks

2010.1.1 A
Base has the Lister plate attached to front by 4 screws and is oval in shape. The Lister logo has been repainted in gold paint. Adhesive sticker with CR 15 in Black and gold colours on left side. On under side of base 469/1 is embedded. On right side of under base BMC stamped. Handle has a makers plate of metal, coloured Gold Made by R.A. Lister & Co. Ltd. Dursley England. On inside of handle is stamped A.x37 & on front of handle stamped coloured black 70 322928 Stamped on top lip of Base where meets cover also 15 stamped.
2010.1.1 B
Lister 28 460-248 on Top of Nut
2010.1.1 C
ON/OFF. ON, on outside OFF inside


2010.1.1 A
Height 160mm
2010.1.1 B
Height 80mm
Width 240mm
2010.1.1 C
Height 230mm
Width 260mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Dairy Shed

Object Type

Cream Separator

Object number


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Scott 10 Oct 2015 07:42 AM,UTC

You'll find the blue Lister separators were made during the years bounded by WWII

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