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Vegetable Slicer

Display: Cutting Edge
Culinary Technique: size reduction

Date: c. 1918

Manufacturer: Eagle Engineering Company

Location: Springfield, Massachusetts

Dimensions: 14" h x 6.5" w x 8.5" d

Watch collection donor Mel Mickevic demonstrate this object with
Dean Christopher Koetke, School of Culinary Arts, Kendall College,
and Victoria Matranga, exhibition curator.

This cast-iron tool sliced vegetables from 1/32 inch to 1/2 inch thick, according to the manufacturer. The device has no safety bar to keep the worker's hand away from the spinning blade.