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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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group