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

$4,600

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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.

Details

  • 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
    CastIron
  • 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

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  • 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.

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