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Cider press

Description

Wooden cider press. Consists of sawhorse w/ a raised platform onto which an iron grinding wheel w/ hand crank and turned wooden handle is fixed. Apples are fed through wooden box fixed to the top of the grinder. Misc. wooden pieces on top of box and beside sawhorse.

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
36 x 24.625 x 12 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2613
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
22703

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