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Briggs 1845 corn sheller

One of the earliest small shellers predating the box-mounted shellers, the Briggs came mounted on a beaver tail shaped board upon which the operator sat to keep the sheller in place and allow free use of both hands. The cast disk is boldly marked "Briggs Patent June 14, 1845". Very good condition, with no welds or breaks

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Briggs 1845 patent

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