Cast iron, wood
Overall: 10 3/4 x 6 x 6 1/2 in. ( 27.3 x 15.2 x 16.5 cm )
Hand-held cast iron apple with semi- circular sprocket controlling gears rotating both sprindle with three- pronged fork, and also position of knife; wooden handle; missing blade.
Gift of E. Lawrence Sampter
cast: in low relief on a semi-circular sprocket: "PATENTED/OCT 6, 1863" cast: in low relief on body: "84", "87"
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