Share your favorites on Show & Tell

five old tin kitchen grater/slicer utensils

In Kitchen > Show & Tell and Tools and Hardware > Show & Tell.
JImam's loves221 of 5422old French telephone by ERICSSONgrandma's large old ENTERPRISE aluminum pot with lid
6
Love it
0
Like it

JImamJImam loves this.
McCoyNelsonMcCoyNelson loves this.
Ms.CrystalShipMs.CrystalShip loves this.
fortapachefortapache loves this.
PhilDMorrisPhilDMorris loves this.
TassieDevilTassieDevil loves this.
See 4 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 2 years ago

    AnythingOb…
    (651 items)

    Just realized the other day (when looking for something else in a utensil drawer) that I've actually got a handful of these things laying around here too, along with the rest of my kitchen ephemera. Here are (probably?) the oldest of the bunch, all looking to have been made from plated steel. (and now showing various amounts of wear to said plating, thus I'm not certain I'd actually wanna *use* any of them to prepare food anymore, but they're still fun aren't they??) :-)

    The 4-sided rectangular/tapered one is a (still) common basic design, this example only having the word "BROMCO" embossed at the top of one side. It stands about 9" tall total. Next to it is a "RAPID SLAW and VEGETABLE CUTTER", made by "BLUFFTON SLAW CUTTER CO. BLUFFTON O.", their logo/info stamped (lightly...hard to see in pics) at its top, including instructions to "HOLD FINGERS SO AS NOT TO COME IN CONTACT WITH KNIVES. WHEN SLICING SMALL ARTICLES PRESS DOWN WITH PALM OF HAND." [no doubt good advice that, for any of these...?] It is about 13" long including its heavy wire handle. At the bottom is a set of three with differing sized cutters, each is (only) stamped "SUPER" and "PATENTED" and have a curved shape to their top/bottom edges. They are also about 9" long.

    Comments

    1. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      I saw a tv excerpt the other day where they used a number of these and made some industrial lamps out of them. Of course they were wonderful as the light is broken up by the consecutive holes in a most becoming way.
    2. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      These are wonderful kitchen tools... they don't make them like they used too!
      A family member of mine has some of these old graters and after decades of use, they are still sharp as ever!

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.