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11 Cm (bell) X 5 Cm (internal diameter), brass and wood, early 20th century
The extrusion press is a machine used for carrying out the delicate phase of the shaping for domestic, handcrafted and industrial production of pasta through die-drawing.
This object is a vertical extrusion press for domestic use very peculiar as it is provided with a side feed and the hand-crank on top.
This press is in brass and is dating back to the beginning of the twentieth century, before the 1930s, when Italy was preparing for war and all brass, bronze and copper have been requisitioned by the Fascist regime.Most of these extrusion presses were later made in aluminum.