Patent Model - Improvement in Shoe-Last Fasteners

Maker and role
Samuel Brumley (b.1837, d.1896), Patentee
Elisha Pemberton, Assignee
Cyrus Pemberton, Assignee
Samuel Brumley (b.1837, d.1896), Assignee
Production date
Feb 27 1877
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Object detail

3 x 8 1/2 x 3" (7.6 x 21.6 x 7.6cm)
Brumley's patent "is a shoe-last fastener; and consists in the construction, arrangement, and operation of the following peculiar elements: a spring-lever catch suitably pivoted within a cavity made into the under side of the instep-piece, and the upper end of which communicates with the usual last-hook hole, and the lower end engages with a locking-plate, which is suitably fastened over a cavity made in the top of the usual instep-cutting of the foot-piece of the last,..." (Patent Number 187,807)
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