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Cider press

1998.2612 (RS24090)

Description

Wooden cider press. Consists of 2 vertical beams w/ horizontal top cross piece and central plank onto which a bucket w/ vertical staves and 2 hoops is placed. Large iron screw fitted through cross piece and into bucket.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Processing T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
cider presses
cookware
PRESS, FRUIT
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
44.5 x 23.5 x 18.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2612
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22702

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