Patented 1870 Cast Iron Mechanical Nutmeg Grater

Patented 1870 Cast Iron Mechanical Nutmeg Grater
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Price: $225.00

Description

Description: An ingenious mechanical nutmeg grater. Hinged halves open to insert nutmeg into a spring loaded compartment. When closed nutmeg is forced against a grinding wheel turned by an exterior handle.

Cast into the side is: "Patented June 7, 1870".

Appears to have original black painted surface. Overall 4" long. Item #DA00176.

Condition: Probably originally had a wooden knob at the end of the handle. Otherwise very good condition and perfectly operational.