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Grater, Spice

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Collection RML (unaccessioned) General
Date circa 1907
Description This is the "Gem" grater, made of nickeled cast iron, tin and wood by the Caldwell Mfg. Co. Rochester, NY, c. 1907. It has a tin grater plate with an attached nutmeg holder. There's a small presser foot that holds the 'meg' in place while the crank handle is turned. Wooden knobs are in original black paint. The presser foot is marked "PAT. AP'D FOR".
Donated by Mrs. M. McCallum.
Object ID RML0.800.0637
Object Name Grater, Spice
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Last modified on: December 19, 2014