Pickle Castors

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Pickle casters were used by all sorts of classes of people. It is becoming increasingly irritating that people love to exploit 19th century gadgetry with wealth. This was a pickle castor that was used by people of all types in classes and some came in cheap silver plate while others were sterling silver. Foolish articles like this just keep silly 19th century myths alive. You didn’t need to be wealthy to own a pickle caster and you can see them in old photographs from the 1870s and 80s and even poor homes. Let’s not make history what it wasn’t.