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Image of Hudson & Leslie Apple Parer

Hudson & Leslie

Frederick W. Hudson's Improved Apple Parer 1862 and this Hudson & Leslie 1862 use a planetary gear system to rotate and revolve the apple in front of the paring blade. This mechanism is described in more detail in the gear section. This is perhaps the most ingenious turntable design. This parer is marked HUDSON & LESLIE MANUFACTURERS. DEC 2, 1862 and PATENTED

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