Vacuum Hand Pump.

Year. mid -1960s

Creator. Norma McCulloh

Where. Manawatū, NZ

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Description.

The vacuum hand pump consists of a simple cardboard tube sliding inside another one. It is used in kitchens around New Zealand to extract air from freezer bags before the contents are frozen. This saves space in the freezer and improves the quality of frozen food.

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