Interesting Items - Vintage Collectibles & Folk Art

Manufacturer: Unknown
Bronze Devil Boot Jack - Early 20th Century

10 x 3 x 2½

Markings: none

Condition: excellent, wonderful patina

Acquired in the 1980's from an antique dealer at the famous NYC's pier show.

Weight: 1 lb. 9 Oz's.

Markings: none

The boot jack is a utilitarian device used to remove boots. The many
designs patented during the last half of the 19th century show a pride in how
items were made and looked. There were 239 boot jacks patented in the
between 1852 and 1995 from the US and Internationally .The maker often did
not mark the item with the origin, name or date of manufacture.

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