Hand crank machine squeezes a large chunk of freshly churned butter through. A grate formed by wires. Uniform sticks of butter are extruded out the other end. There is a lever with a handle (marked "The Grant Butter Cutter").
That lifts to adjust the height of your butter. Handle is wooden with nice patina, in good shape with no damage. Handle cranks fine, there is no damage to the cast iron. Wires are all good, none broken.
A beautiful piece of old machinery! Marked Pat May 16 1989, Dec 18 1900. The measurements are 27.25 inches long, including the handle.21 inches tall and 21.5 inches wide. The round piece with the wire is 19 inches in diameter. Item is located in Northern Westchester County, NY, about an hour north of NYC.
The Grant Butter Cutter is a fascinating glimpse into rural life in another era. Please see the photos for details.Any questions, please ask and thank you for looking! The item "Antique Cast Iron GRANT BUTTER CUTTER Hand Crank Machinery 1900 Dairy Farm" is in sale since Wednesday, October 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Mercantile, Trades & Factories\Other Mercantile Antiques". The seller is "ribbonandlace" and is located in Granite Springs, New York. This item can't be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.