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Object Name Grinder, Meat
Catalog Number 1993.8.471
Date ca. 1870
Material(s) Cast iron; wood
Dimensions H-5.5 W-12 D-9.375 inches
Description This meat grinder has a crank arm with wooden handle on the side of a horizontal cylindrical housing. The crank is attached to tumbler with protruding spikes. The crank can be removed from the tumbler with a set screw or the whole assembly can be removed from the body of the grinder. Inside the cylindrical body are two opposing rows of blades. One set is on the lid. The other set on the base. Set screws allow both sets of blades to be removed. The hinged lid is held closed with an iron latch. There is a flanged feed port on top of the lid and an exit port on the opposite side in the base. The base has four iron feet each with a screw hole to secure the grinder to a surface.
Notes Collected by the donor from antique stores, barns, etc. in southern Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky over the last thirty years.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Meatcutting
Grinding machines
Kitchen utensils
Search Terms Food production
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS