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Apple parer

Object Number: 
1945.159
Date: 
ca. 1874
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/2 × 8 × 9 in. (14 × 20.3 × 22.9 cm)
Marks: 
cast: on largest gear: "MFR'D BY F. W. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER MASS./PAT. MAR. 5, 1872 / 78"
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer with three gears, clamp base, and turned wooden handle.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
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