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Pair of Shoe Trees

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Lovely Vintage Pair of Hinged Shoes Trees

Made by Hook Knowles & Co Ltd 66 & 65 New Bond Street W1

Articulated heel section

Stamped "L" & "R" respectively

Numbered 3792-29

With brass hanging rings

Dimensions 29cm long x 8.5cm wide  

Hook Knowles name appeared " Victorian London-Directories- Dickens's Dictionary of London By Charles Dickens 1879 

 

These solid Wood lasts are from prominent Shoe makers Hook Knowles and co, New Bond Street, London who made shoes by Royal Appointment to the HRH Queen Victoria and HRH The Princess of Wales as well as Winston Churchill. They were unrivalled in their quality and Ladies from all around the world travelled to London to purchase their footwear in the late 19th and early 20th Century. 

The V&A Museum hold a substantial collection of their shoes, which makes these lasts an interesting addition to any collector. 

 

  • Collection from Manningtree Emporium CO11 1UR
  • 2 - 3 day courier delivery available
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