The label reads, "CARTER'S IMPROVED Apple Parer, Corer and
Slicer MANUFACTURED ONLY FOR NOURSE, MASON & CO OF BOSTON AND
WORCESTER, MASS. DIRECTIONS FOR USING. After the apple is placed
on the fork,
press it toward the knife, turning the crank at the same time;
when it is pressed through the Disc, draw the fork back, remove
core with the hand, and the work is accomplished. After use,
should be cleansed.
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on Nourse, Mason & CO.