"Star" corn sheller manufactured by C. Billups Son and Co in Norfolk. Virginia. This sheller has a wooden housing with cast iron components. The upper side panels of the sheller are painted blue on top, with red lower panels. Inside of the panels, the makers mark and model are stenciled in white paint. This sheller was acquired from a family farm with a rich historic background in Yorktown, Virginia. Initially a settlement for the Native American Kiskiack Tribe until the 1600's when Poquoson Parish was founded, later known as Charles Parish. Items from this job are featured on Season 9, Episode 12, of the DIY Network show, "Salvage Dawgs".
Weight: 110 lbs.
Item Measurements: 25(L) x 18(W) x 43.5(H)
As seen on Season 9, Episode 12.