Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
ca. 1882
Medium 
Cast iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 1/2 x 26 5/8 x 10 1/2 in. ( 26.7 x 67.6 x 26.7 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer with table clamp attached to wooden straddle board; hand crank controls two sprocketed wheels which rotate both three-tined fork and also sprocketed wheel moving knife.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.166
Marks 
cast: in wheel with knife: "C.E. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER, MASS/ PAT. JAN. 24, 1882"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group