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Title: Juicer
Identifier: 2005.6.11
Donor: John Hammil
Item Date: 1932
Image Creator: Museums of Mississauga
Creation Date: 2006
Location: Bradley Museum

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Description: Oval-shaped, footed, hand operated juicer with separate sieve and hinged presser. The vessel is 11 x 7.5 x 6 cm with the spout protruding from the left (proper) side, two cylindrical feet at the top corners. The vessel handle is 15 cm long, curved to a t-shaped end with two cylindrical feet - (t cross is 20 cm). There is a drainage slit 1.4 x .3 cm in the lower curve of the handle. The presser is hinged to the top of the vessel, its handle curves over the forward edge of the vessel and extends over the vessel handle. The separate sieve has a finger lip for ease of removal. It has 19 small drainage slits (1.5 cm x .3 cm ) and one larger slit ( 3 cm . .2 cm) at the lower left. See photocopies. Marked: At the top curve of the presser handle: "Wear-Ever T.A.C. U.C.O. Aluminum, Trade Mark". On the underside of the presser handle at the handle: "Pat. No. 1886250 Patent D-93382". On the upper side of the vessel handle beyond the drainage slit "ALCOA". History: The Wear-Ever brand was created in 1903 evolving out of a number of mergers by companies including The Aluminum Cooking Utensil Company, the Aluminum Manufacturing Company of Two Rivers and Manitowoc Aluminum Novelty Company. Wear-Ever was originally sold directly to consumers through travelling salesmen and by 1913 it was one of the most recognized brands of aluminum cookware. By 1941, WearEver accounts for 40% of the aluminum cookware sales in the United States. In 2004 Global Home Products purchased the Mirro, Regal and Wear-Ever brands and combined them to form The WearEver Company. See:
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