Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 79

Boot and Shoe Recorder Volume 79

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ... imbued with a spirit of optimism due to the active trading which has recently prevailed. Prices in both hides and leather have stiffened considerably in response to the more active demand for these commodities. TLANTIC PRINTING CO. The heel will be low and of the spring style, so that it will not cut up the surface of golf links or tennis courts. The sole will be of rubber, with suction cups and with no cleats or prongs. Uppers are of chrome calf leather, of a gray smoke shade, and are trimmed with a golf strap of tan calf, lasted into the shank. No linings are used. Melanson Co. Buys Hilliard & Merrill Factory The Melanson Shoe Co. has bought the Hilliard & Merrill factory, 206-210 Broad Street, and will occupy it on or about June 1. Hilliard & Merrill have moved to their new factory at East Lynn. The Melanson Shoe Co. makes welt shoes for women, misses and children. The capacity of its present factory on Washington Street is 1000 pairs daily. In its new quarters it will have twice that capacity. George W. Melanson, president and manager of the Melanson Shoe Co., withdrew from J. I. Melanson Co., Lynn. six years ago and started the Melanson Shoe Co. ' Novelty Soles of Olden Days Barber pole stripes, snake stripes, chameleon colors, and cors'et shanks! those are dazzling finishes on shoe bottoms. Even a seasoned buyer of present-day novelties would gasp to see them. Maybe they will appear on some shoes. But the chances are that they won't, for they are specimens of the lost art of hand finishing bottoms of stylish shoes, Henry McDermott, a Lynn expert on shoe finishes, recov ered some specimens of these old-time finishes the other day and is showing them around, to see if any shoe manufacturers wish to attempt the...show more

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  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 16mm | 531g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236892607
  • 9781236892607