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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.166
Date: 
ca. 1882
Medium: 
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 )
Marks: 
cast: in wheel with knife: "C.E. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER, MASS/ PAT. JAN. 24, 1882"
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
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group