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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.160
Date: 
ca. 1898
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 3/8 x 8 1/2 x 4 1/8 in. ( 28.9 x 21.6 x 10.5 cm )
Marks: 
cast: on apple parer: "PAT MAY 24/1898/41/TURNTABLE '98/MADE BY GOODELL CO./ANTRIM, N.H. U.S.A."
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer with one large gear (with pierced trefoils) connected to two smaller gears, blade attached to large solid gear, and wing bolt to clamp apple parer to working surface.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Provenance: 
The Charles Larned Robinson Collection of Early American Apple Parers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group