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November 12, 2004

World's best apple peeler


Peels 10 apples a minute.

Designed in 1878, the Reading 78 Apple Peeler is unchanged after 126 years in continuous production.

Here's how it works:

• Clamp it onto a counter or table

• Spike an apple onto the holding-fork

• Turn the handle five times

The fully peeled apple drops into your waiting bowl.

This is a one-trick pony: it won't core, it won't slice, it only does one thing - peel apples - and it does it exceedingly well.

Made of cast iron and brass with a carbon steel knife and blade.

Adjustable peeling thickness.

10" high, clamps to any surface up to 1" thick, weighs 6 lbs.

$99.95 here.

Like the ad for Patek Philippe says, you never actually own a Reading 78, you merely look after it for the next generation.

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Do you still sell apple peelers or was this just one item you were selling?

Posted by: Karey | Sep 10, 2007 12:35:47 PM

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