Lot 17    

The Clipper Seed and Grain Cleaner,
2005, Furniture & Decorative Arts / May 27-28
wood, tin, cloth, and cast iron. A treadle-powered mechanism that cleans seeds and grain fed from the hopper to the conveyer belt. Includes 2 original trays. With the original stenciled label on the hopper: THE CLIPPER MFD BY A.T. Ferrell & Co. SAGINAW, MICH and bears the patent date 1902. 44.5" high x 22.5" wide x 28" deep.

A.T. Ferrell and Company was founded in 1869 in Ohio by John E. Smith. He sold the Business to A.T. Ferrell in 1891 who moved it to Saginaw. It soon became one of the leading companies that made seed and grain conditioning equipment. It still operates today as a division of the Bluffton Agri/Industrial Corporation.

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Expected wear from use; VG.
Sold: $570.00
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