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#11 Answer from Kovelskovels.com 2017-07-07 12:27
Thank you for your responses! Most of you got it right! It's a meat press – to press the meat to get the juice out. It was healthy to eat meat juice broth if you were sick.
#10 Meat Juice Pressdbarbagallo 2017-07-06 10:59
The press was used in the to extract the juice from small game and foul to be used when serving.
#9 Meat PressArcFlash 2017-07-06 01:00
H.F. Osborne of Newark N.J. manufactured this meat juice press patented in 1884.
#8 Meat & Fruit PressRustyBore 2017-07-05 23:52
My grandmother, Sarah L. Burch b. 1865 used this same press for many things, she would put fruit in a cotton cloth and press the juice out, things like cherries, grapes, plumbs and etc. My older brother received it when she passed. She made some wonderful special deserts for the community.
#7 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!kanzaann 2017-07-05 23:43
I've got one of these sitting around in the basement, and I once asked my older brother what it was (I should maybe say that I inherited our parents' house and everything in it). He said a meat juice press, or some such thing, and finding out really didn't help at all! I figure it is just something mom hauled home from grandma's sometime down the line. Grandma was born in 1897; mom in 1921. Boy, I miss them both!
#6 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!basketpam 2017-07-05 23:31
It might say meat on it but you quit too soon, it also says juice. Its definitely a press. And I didn't have to cheat and read what's written on it. You can see the spout where the liquid pours from the bottom. It looks like presses used for apple butter and apple juice but it SEEMS too small for that function. Its hard to tell the size with no reference.
#5 RE: Happy #whatsitwednesd ay!OkiePoke 2017-07-05 23:09
It is labeled as a 'Meat Juicer'.
#4 Juice PressMonkeegirl 2017-07-05 21:53
My grandmother had one of these. She used it mostly for making fresh from the garden tomato juice. I'm pretty sure she used it for other fruits as well.
#3 what is it wednesdayFleaFan 2017-07-05 21:40
It says right on it: it's a meat juice press. I think people in the past considered meat juice good for invalids.
#2 whatsit?trainfreak 2017-07-05 21:30
Meat Juice press - This antique Meat Juice Press was produced by the Landers, Frary and Clark company in the 1800"s primarily used to provide food for persons who could not chew.

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