A wonderful Used Antique "LF & C Universal No. 0 Food Chopper - Patent Date 1897 & 1900". The handle is made of wood and does have a couple scratches & nicks from use. The Cast Iron looks to be in great condition and reads: LF & C New Britain Conn USA - No. 0 Universal Food Chopper - L F & C New Britain, Conn. USA - Pat Oct 12, 1897, Apr 18, 1899, Re, Sept 5, 1899 - Pat May 15, 1900 Canada Pat Oct 12, 1897 - Great Britain 2432697, D.R.P. No 104762 Brevete SG DG 1897 Belgium 139446. This grinder shows typical wear & tear, but parts seem to move as they should.