Purden, George

Tin Seamer

Tin Seamer

Tin Seamer


This machine was used to seal tins which had canned food had been placed. It could be clamped to a table. The food to be canned was placed in the cans. The lids were seamed on then the tins were put in a hot water bath and processed. Any tins that leaked were discarded.


canner, household equipment


Purden, George

Date of Object:

ca. 1940

Accession #:



51.5 cm L x 32 cm W x 20 cm H

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