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Apple parer

1998.2386 (RS23800)

Description

Cast iron apple parer; mechanism w/ handle on side w/ black painted wooden grip; parer consits of three interlocking gears, a corer, a thin blade (for peeling?), a movable arm (possibly for holding the apple), and a clamp at the bottom for attachment to table.

Details

Maker
Hudson, C. E. (Maker)
Date
1882-1900
Inscriptions
Embossed on large gear: ""MANUF'D BY C.E. HUDSON/ LEOMINSTER/ MASS./ PAT'D JAN 24.82""
Location of origin
Leominster, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
casting (process)
iron (metal)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
apple parers
casting (process)
cookware
CORER, FRUIT
Iron
iron (metal)
Slip Cast
Dimensions
8.5 x 6 x 5.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2386
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
19308

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