The crank and hardware are hand forged Iron. This has a round opening with a beautifully hand forged latch to hold the opening in place, detailed hand forged hook to lock it. Iron bands hold the wooden staves tightly in place, 3 original, one replaced but still old. Inside are original wooden paddles that rotate when cranked.This is on a wooden stand. This measures 22" tall x 14" in diameter x 22 wide overall. This early wooden Butter Churn in a rare form and beautiful Original Blue Green Paint will be a wonderful addition to your collection! The item "Butter Churn Wood Barrel Original Blue Green Paint Hand Forged Crank Latch 1840" is in sale since Wednesday, August 8, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Butter Churns". The seller is "theprimitiveman" and is located in Norwood, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States.