Patent Model - Machine for Cutting out Boot-Soles

Maker and role
Luther Hill (b.1808, d.1877), Patentee
Luther Hill (b.1808, d.1877), Assignor
Lorenzo Stratton (b.1806, d.1865), Assignee
Production date
Jun 20 1854
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Wood, iron, steel
10 x 11 1/4 x 6" (25.4 x 28.6 x 15.2cm)
Hill claims as his invention "the improvement of combining with the underside of the follower and with the cutter as described a sole bender or former, M, or projection in relief of the form necessary to bend the sole into the shape it is to have when fixed on a boot or shoe, the said sole former by bending the leather, causing its edges to stand perpendicularly to the plane of the outer edge of the upper surface of the concave side of the sole as specified." (Patent Number 11,147)
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