Silver Duck Press

IdeefixeSeptember 20, 2011

My husband inherited this--I thought the regulars here would get a kick out of it. It's silver plate, probably made around 1900s. Weighs a ton!

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What a centerpiece! Have you ever used it?
Linda C

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 12:59PM
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Nice piece, although the thought of it kinda grosses me out. FYI, they are expensive & I imagine an antique one would fetch quite a nice price!

What is the hoodlike thing? Are the hooks on the front used to hold a bird/poultry/duck carving knife? I don't think I've noticed these feature on the few presses I've seen.

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 1:17PM
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OMG, makes me feel like something really exquisite has been omitted from my upbringing. I knew of pressed duck, eat duck, but never done up fancy. ;-) I got a kick out of this link on U-tube of one in use. I had to see how they functioned so it's below. Too cool.

Here is a link that might be useful: Duck Press in action

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 5:54PM
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I had to look this up and am now regretting it!

    Bookmark   September 20, 2011 at 10:23PM
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The technique is rather cringe worthy LOL

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 10:15AM
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Never used it--I think it's going to be a conversation piece.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 11:41AM
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mmm, tasty duck squeezins. I can has another helping?

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 9:50PM
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