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each: 4 x 11 7/8 x 2 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 30.2 x 6.4 cm )
Pair of ice skates with grooved iron runner attached to wooden base; leather ankle and toe straps secured with fiber cord; three small spikes at front of base and one large spike at rear for attaching skate to bottom of shoe.
These ice skates were found in the attic of an old Long Island house.
Gift of Rita S. Gottesman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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