Ice Skates

Collection Type

  • Sporting equipment

Date

March 17, 1863

GUSN

GUSN-222124

Description

Wooden skates with steel blades that curl up slightly and attach to toe, screw through heel.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ice skates
wood (plant material)
steel (alloy)
Skate, Ice

Inscription

"DOUGLAS, ROGERS, & CO. NORWICH, CT/ STEEL TEMPERED PAT MAR 17 1863"

Maker

Douglas, Rogers, & Co. (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

1 1/4 x 2 x 8 1/2 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Accession

Accession Number

1930.1248AB

Date

March 17, 1863 (Date of patent)

Places

Connecticut (United States)
Norwich (New London county, Connecticut)