Hubert Duca Blacksmith Shop :
Title:
Sears & Roebuck Cobllers's Hammer
Catalog Number:
0011.10.7
Notes:
Sears sold cobble hammer's as part of a "Cobbler Outfit" for $2.09 in 1908 which was a combination shoe, harness, and tinners' outfit. The hammer was used with brass clinch nails to re-attach soles or heels. A shoe was placed on a shoe last and stand during repair.
Description:
Head from cobbler's hammer sold by Sears & Roebuck.
Date:
ca 1900
Size:
W-3.75 D-1.5 inches
Inscription:
Sears Roebuck
Kid Tales:
Why do you think a cobbler used a hammer to repair a shoe? If you guessed that leather shoes had nails in the soles you are a good guesser.
Subjects:
Hammers
Shoes
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