Machine was the first patent for a turntable apple parer. Lockey and
Howland would manufacture this same design with their name and experiment
with several design modifications. This parer is marked PATENTED BY H.
KEYES JUNE 17 & DEC. 16, 1856. Turn
the hand-driven gear and a fork gear rotates the apple. A small table
gear rotating with the
hand-driven gear moves the turntable gear, which carries the paring
arm around the apple. Once the apple is pared an incline on the parer
frame or cam pushes the paring arm away as it swings back to its original position.