Mystery Solved: January 2015 Mystery Tool Answers

| 4/16/2015 3:03:00 PM

January 2015 Mystery Tool A

January 2015 Mystery Tool A

A. Lemon/citrus squeezer. The photo shows an incomplete unit; it is missing a porcelain insert and a wooden knob that would press down on the fruit to extract juice. Identified by Erwin Fullerton, S. Woodstock, Vermont, and Dick Kates, Oakland, Iowa. See patent 253,353 for a similar piece. Photo submitted by Betty Standiford via email.

January 2015 Mystery Tool A

A complete lemon/citrus squeezer.

January 2015 Mystery Tool A

Patent 253,353: Fruit squeezer. Patent granted to William B. Dean, N.Y., N.Y., Feb. 7, 1882.


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