Electric Snap printed and published by the South Wales Electricity Board, featuring the latest, exciting and labour-saving domestic appliances available to the upwardly mobile in the 1950s. We can see that washing machines of the 1950s were fully automated top-loaders. All this of course boosted the demand for electricity. The box has the slogan “Snap up to date go electric”. See the Box and Rules►
South Wales Electricity Board was one of 12 Area Boards created under the Electricity Act 1947. It was bought out in the deregulation of utilities in 1996.
The popular appliances of the 1950s remain common, in more modern forms, in homes today.