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Apple parer

Apple parer
Title
Apple parer
Date 
1882
Medium 
Wood, cast iron
Dimensions 
Overall: 9 1/4 in. ( 23.5 cm )
Description 
Cast iron apple parer, with hand crank with wooden knob, table clamp, and 'kicker' to dislodge pared apple.
Credit Line 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Object Number 
1945.164
Marks 
carved: in relief on inside of one of large gears: "MFD BY HUDSON PARER CO./LEOMINSTER/MASS./PAT'D. JAN 24, 82"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group