Patent Model - Improvement in Boots and Shoes

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William Rice, Patentee
Production date
Nov 16 1875
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Leather, wood
7 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 3" (19.1 x 18.4 x 7.6cm)
Rice's patent "consists in giving an upper-edge finish to a toe tip or projection struck up in one and the same piece with any sole outside the upper, and without reducing the strength or body of the sole..." (Patent Number 170,016)
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