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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1888
Medium 
Cast iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 8 in. ( 21.6 x 20.3 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer with table clamp at base; hand crank turns three sprockets rotating spindle and three-tined fork; circular plate below fork is also rotated by crank and controls position of knobs.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.162
Marks 
cast: in low relief on circular plate: "WIGGINS PAT/ AUG 4, 1888"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group