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Re: Can anyone identify this press???



During WWII when I had to wash diapers by hand, I used a portable wringer
that clamped onto the laundry tub. It was supplied by the landlord but, now
that all these alternative uses are suggested, I wish I had it now. I'll
bet they're available in antiqe stores or on e-Bay.
Betty


At 09:05 AM 08/20/2000 -0500, you wrote:
>A per-historic pasta machine?  Only kidding - It looks like a clothes
>ringer to me, but all the ones I have seen have been attached to the
>washing machines.
>
>What was the person who sent the picture using it for?  Or did they
>just want to identify it. I can sure see where it would make a great
>tool for pressing water out of handmade paper sheets.
>
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Betty Storz   storz@mcn.org
Mendocino, CA

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