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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1946.31
Date: 
ca. 1853
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 × 8 × 5 1/2 in. (61 × 20.3 × 14 cm)
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer, hand-cracked with activating gears spring-loaded knife; mounted on rectangular wooden straddle board.
Gallery Label: 
The apple parer was invented by E. L. Pratt.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group