Winnowing Machine

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A wooden bodies winnowing machine with five rotating vanes create a wind which separated the grain from the rubbish as it passes through the machine. The vanes are rotated by means of a handle attached to a year wheel. It would appear that the machine has incorporated into it an integral sieve.
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Dimensions (LxWxH): 430 x 400 x 520mm (16 15/16 x 15 3/4 x 20 1/2")
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Marks/Inscriptions: 1854; Type of mark: Imprint; Notes: Engraved on side of the machine


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