'Dandy' hand-operated apple peeler


'Dandy' hand-operated apple peeler which automatically peels, cores, and slices apples with one movement of the handle, for use in catering establishments, US patents in 1886 and 1888 by W. A. C. Oaks, of metal construction screwed to wooden board made by Science Museum, made by G oodell Co., Antrim, New Hampshire, U.S.A., 1910-1912

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Domestic Appliances
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base, wood, machine screwed to this board for, museum exhibition purposes, c. 1912 and whole, metal
Theodore Butler Ltd.

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