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can openers

Fun Collectibles: Can & Jar Openers

IN THE January 1 ISSUE

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by Diana Bulls



Can openers have been a kitchen mainstay for over 150 years, but believe it or not, the first can opener was invented nearly 50 years AFTER the birth of the metal can! In 1813, Peter Durand was able to figure out how to seal food into cans, but never thought once about how to get the food out.

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