Apple parer and straddle board
a (paper): 8 x 8 in. (20.3 x 20.3 cm)
b (board): 4 1/2 x 25 1/4 in. (11.4 x 64.1 cm)
Cast iron apple parer, patented table model with screw and clamp and kicker for dislodging pared apple; accompanied by wooden straddle board.
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
carved: in relief on inside of vertical gear: "MFR'D BY F.W. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER, MASS./PAT.MAR.5, 1872/PAT.FEB. 17, '74"
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