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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1881
Medium 
Cast iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 6 3/4 x 10 x 1 3/4 in. ( 17.1 x 25.4 x 4.4 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer, table model with screw clamp, and worm gear with cover and kicker mechanism.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.158
Marks 
carved: in relief on base above clamp: "PAT. JUNE 14, 1881"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group