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One sample from a green velvet saleman's sample kit displaying thirty five shoe horns, button hooks and combination shoe devices of different styles. A rusted metal folding flat button hook engraved "The National Shoe Store/ McDonald, PA." Looks like a pocket knife when folded.
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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