A SMALL COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE SILVER
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APPLE CORER

Apple corer is a utensil used to remove the corer from an apple.
It has the form of a long cylindrical handle extending to a hemispherical tube having the end sharpened and pointed for cutting.

silver apple corer

Some are in two parts having a separate corer so as to fit into the handle.
Some are entirely of silver, others have an ivory or bone handle.
A prolific maker of silver apple corers was Joseph Willmore of Birmingham.



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