Sausage Gun

Sausage gun or stuffer consisting of a cylinder or tube with removable collar or attachment ring holding a casing or stuffing funnel at one end, and a solid, cylindrical, wood plunger with turned knob handle that fits into the opposite, open end. Collar is secured in place by two tabs that fit over a wire ring on the cylinder, and twists to gaps in ring to attach and remove. No marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
gun, sausage
date made
late 19th century
Physical Description
iron (overall material)
tin (overall material)
iron wire (rims material)
wood (plunger material)
overall: 12 5/8 in x 2 in; 32.0675 cm x 5.08 cm
place made
United States
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
Group 1
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Group 1
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Kenneth E. Jewett
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