Patent Model - Improved Boot and Shoe-Last

Maker and role
Charles Carr (b.1834, d.1922), Patentee
Gilbert Holbrook (b.1829, d.1902), Patentee
Production date
Feb 25 1868
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3 1/2 x 9 x 3" (8.9 x 22.9 x 7.6cm)
Carr and Holbrook's patent "consists in the improved mode of fastening and unfastening the instep-block of the common boot and shoe-last, so that the instep-block can be readily attached or detached at pleasure, by means of a sliding bolt, which forms a catch, being operated by a coil spring; also in the manner of sliding the bolt or catch, so as to detach the instep-block from the main part of the last." (Patent Number 74,890)
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