Patent Model - Improved Nutmeg-Grater

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John Hooper (b.1841, d.1920), Patentee
Production date
Mar 05 1867
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Wood, iron
4 1/2 x 6 x 1" (11.4 x 15.2 x 2.5cm)
Hooper's patent "consists in the employment of a cylindrical grater fitting within an opening in a handle or holder, and in which latter the grater is made to reciprocate, the same being used in connection with a spring and plunger that serve to hold the nutmeg against the grater during the operation of grating until the nutmeg is entirely ground or grated." (Patent Number 62,542)
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