Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
ca. 1872
Medium 
Iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 8 x 7 in. ( 20.3 x 17.8 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer with three gears, clamp base, and turned wooden handle.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles Larned Robinson
Object Number 
1945.159
Marks 
cast: on largest gear: "MFR'D BY F. W. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER MASS./PAT. MAR. 5, 1872"
Provenance 
The Charles Larned Robinson Collection of Early American Apple Parers
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group