Apple parer

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Title:
Apple parer
Date: 
1853
Medium: 
Cast iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 x 24 in. ( 14 x 61 cm )
Date End: 
1 853
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer, hand-cracked with activating gears spring-loaded knife; mounted on rectangular wooden straddle board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number: 
1946.31
Gallery Label: 
The apple parer was invented by E. L. Pratt.
Date Begin: 
1853
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group