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Posted 5 years ago


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I need help with this. I know it has to be for making shoes back in the day. What is it called? The handle when turned opens and shuts the wood .

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  1. Karennna, 5 years ago
    This is an old shoe stretcher. It wasn't used so much in the making of shoes as it was used by the consumer of shoes to make them fit better. I still use these in my leather shoes today when they need it.
  2. kerrycz kerrycz, 5 years ago
    thank you
  3. bags, 5 years ago
    I agree K. Nice item for making them wider.

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