Apple parer and straddle board

Apple parer and straddle board
Title
Apple parer and straddle board
Date 
ca. 1874
Medium 
Cast iron, wood
Dimensions 
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)
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
Object Number 
1946.30ab
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"
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Creative: Tronvig Group