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Apple parer and straddle board

Object Number: 
1946.30ab
Date: 
ca. 1874
Medium: 
Iron, wood
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 8 1/16 in. × 6 in. × 7 3/4 in. (20.5 × 15.2 × 19.7 cm) Overall (b): 4 1/2 in. × 7 1/4 in. × 25 in. (
Marks: 
carved: in relief on inside of vertical gear: "MFR'D BY F.W. HUDSON/LEOMINSTER, MASS./PAT.MAR.5, 1872/PAT.FEB. 17, '74"
Description: 
Cast iron apple parer, patented table model with screw and clamp and kicker for dislodging pared apple; accompanied by wooden straddle board.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles L. Robinson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group