Atomic A M G Sassoon Jug

The UK patented AMG Sassoon Atomic jug originally came with a bakerlite lid pictured here.

The lid was designed to keep the coffee hotter longer. All other Atomic jugs were made of thicker metal which may be why no lids were necessary.

The bakerlite handle stretches almost to the bottom of the jug and is thus prone to melting when the machine is used on a high gas flame. Another design flaw was having the lower fixing screw below the level of the coffee which led to leaks. More....