This wood churn was made by the Standard Churn Company of Wapakoneta, Ohio. This company was established in 1889 by F. This is a Bent Wood Churn made by the M.
Brown & Company of Wapakoneta, Ohio. This butter churn was patented on August 7, 1877 by Michael Brown, Francis McFarland and Joseph Brown also from Wapakoneta. The patent was for a new way of forming the churn box from only three pieces of wood, the two ends and a center section of wood bent into the shape of a U. The patent also covered a new packing that prevented leaks and metal corner braces that held the churns shape. The paddles shown in this patent however were not the ones commonly found on the churns.
A second patent was granted to these same three men on June 13, 1882. This patent showed the four half circle paddles that were commonly found on these butter churns. These paddles were designed to pull the cream off the end walls of the churn and throw it towards the center of the churn box. This churn is the No.This has some surface wear due to age but the paddles still move easily. It measures 15" wide by 21" incl. Peddle and about 32 high.
The item "Antique Bent Wood Butter Churn M Brown The Standard Churn Co Wapakoneta Ohio #2" is in sale since Monday, March 05, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Butter Churns". The seller is "brisleytich" and is located in Oregon, Ohio.This item can be shipped to United States.