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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.164
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 × 6 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (20.3 × 16.5 × 21.6 cm)
Marks: 
carved: in relief on inside of one of large gears: "MFD BY HUDSON PARER CO./LEOMINSTER/MASS./PAT'D. JAN 24, 82"
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer, with hand crank with wooden knob, table clamp, and 'kicker' to dislodge pared apple.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group