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Catalog Number 2006.031
Object Name Press, Fruit
Description Oak wine press with metal screw and two heavy wooden half circles mounted in metal bin that caught the juice before running through the pipe to the holding barrels (not included). Accession includes six blocks.
Date 1940 c.
Dimensions H-4.5 W-2.5 inches
Caption Oak wine press
Credit line Donated by John Oreb
Notes Wine press was purchased by donor's father Pete who came to the US from Yugoslavia in 1906 and to Anacortes in 1928. (Donor was born here 1931) Family made wine - they were allowed 170 gallons per year. Wine-making was common in Croatian homes here.
Search Terms Wine Press
Subjects Tool & Equipment