Patent Model - Improvement in Nailing-Lasts for Boots and Shoes

Maker and role
Joseph Safford, Patentee
American Boot and Shoe Machine Works, Assignee
Production date
Sep 24 1872
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Iron, paint
14 x 8 x 8" (35.6 x 20.3 x 20.3cm)
Stafford's patent is for "the production of a last conveniently arranged upon a stand in such a manner that a boot or shoe may be easily drawn onto the same, and be firmly held in position thereon while the shank is being nailed, or the bottom finished..." (Patent Number 131,565)
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