This is an hand crank ice cream freezer called a White Mountain Junior, , this size is a salesman's sample, this is a small version of the full size freezers made by the White Mountain Freezer company. This miniature is completely functional as an ice cream freezer, just like the larger version only it makes a lot less. It is said to have a one pint capacity, about enough for two scoops. The barrel is held together with the three original brass bands. Inside is a metal canister driven by a gear operated by the hand crank. Inside the canister is wood paddle to churn the ice cream. There is a hole on the side of the wood barrel to allow the melting ice to drain. The cast mechanism on the top is embossed with; White Mountain Junior. The barrel measures about 6 1/4" high with the overall height being about 7 5/8" high. The barrel is slightly tapered measuring about 5" in diameter at the top and 4 3/4" at the bottom. It is in very nice original condition.