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Antique Cast Iron Cobbler Stands c.1890s

$220

ABOUT

Price is for all three.

These are original cast iron cobbler stands used to make shoes. The tops are removable. The pieces are solid cast iron and very heavy. One stand is stamped on the side "No.9 S.W. Franks and Co. San Francisco" and the other "Grizzlies Co." The pieces have retained their original finish with minor structural damage.

  • CREATOR S.W. Franks and Co. San Francisco/Grizzly
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1890s.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Cast Iron.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. One stand is missing the middle section.
  • DIMENSIONS H 42-44 in. W 12 in. D 12 in. (H 32 in. Short stand)

HISTORY

These pieces were salvaged from a cobbler shop in the Mission District of San Francisco. The cobble shop was open from 1920-2018.

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