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Object Name: Apple parer
Date: ca. 1856
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Medium: Iron, wood
Dimensions: Overall: 8 × 6 1/2 × 9 in. (20.3 × 16.5 × 22.9 cm)
Place made: United States, Leominster
Description: Cast iron apple parer with table clamp at base; hand turned crank rotating two wheels which rotate three-pronged fork; crank also rotates circular plate which controls position of blade.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Bella Landauer
Object Number: 1948.390
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Marks: Cast in low relief on circular plate: "PAT. DEC 16. 1856 / TURN TABLE APPLE PARER / MAN'ED BY LOCKEY & HOWLAND"


This apple parer was purchased by Mrs. Bella C. Landauer at an auction in 1948.