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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.163
Date: 
1856
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 6 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 18.4 x 15.9 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
carved: in relief on top of horizontal gear: "PATENTED/ JUNE 17 & DEC. 18, 1856/TURN TABLE APPLE PARER/MAUF'D BY LOCKEY AND HOWLAND"
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer, table model with screw clamp.
Gallery Label: 
This model was invented by H. Keyes.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group