Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

Antique English Cast Iron Cheese Press by Thomas Corbett of Shrewsbury, 1880



A rare antique, all original and fully functioning cast iron English cheese press by Thomas Corbett of Shrewsbury, circa 1880. The cheese press having been fully and professionally restored, the top having an acorn shaped finial with the original brass pressure gauge below, reading in hundredweights (cwt). The press having three circular cast iron platorms to press wheels of cheese, two of the platforms move up or down and are operated by a large turning capstan, they move freely and the capstan turns with ease. The sides of the press having a pair of corresponding acorn shaped finials and the press is titled in two places, the base marked "Thomas Corbett Shrewsbury Winner of 14 prizes". A rare antique cheese press in very good condition.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 82 in. (208.28 cm)Width: 23.75 in. (60.33 cm)Depth: 21.75 in. (55.25 cm)
  • Style
    Industrial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1880
  • Condition
    Repaired: The cheese press whilst been all original has been completely & professionally restored to fully functioning condition. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Portland, OR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU4876120469482

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    Rates vary by destination and complexity. We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Portland, OR
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more
About the Seller
5 / 5
Located in Portland, OR
Platinum Seller
This distinction is for experienced sellers who continually surpass customer expectations.
Established in 2000
1stDibs seller since 2019
66 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 1 hour
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Cast Iron Antique Book Press
Located in West Hartford, CT

Antique Late 19th Century



1880s Industrial Cast Iron Book Press with Brass End Details
Located in New York, NY

Antique 1880s American Industrial


Brass, Iron

French Wooden and Iron Cheese Press, circa 1900
Located in Atlanta, GA

Antique Early 1900s French

Cast Iron Copy Press, circa 1900
Located in Evergreen, CO

Antique Early 1900s American



American Cast Iron Book Press. Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC

Antique 1820s American American Empire



Antique Cast Iron Shoe Mold
Located in New York, NY

Vintage 1920s American Industrial



Antique Cast Iron Ships Anchor
Located in Oakland, CA

Antique 19th Century English Industrial



Antique Cast Iron Ships Anchor
$2,800 Sale Price
20% Off
Ornate Antique 19th C Cast Iron Classical Dolphin Bookbinders Book Binders Press
By Russell & Erwin Manufacturing Co.
Located in Philadelphia, PA

Antique 1860s American American Classical



The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery