Wendy Hamilton Antiques

 Circa 1830 Antique Figure Ice Skates Brass Acorn Finials

$425CAD

hammiWendy Hamilton Antiques is located in Collingwood, Ontario

Circa 1830 Antique Figure Ice Skates Brass Acorn Finials

These Ice Skates, circa 1830's, painted in blue and red have steel blades

with large upturned prows ending in 4 1/2" curls  and applied brass acorn finials. The  platforms are tapered in the middle.

Marked on the iron blade "C.W. WIRTHS WARRANTED"..The C.W. Wirths Company of Hutz Germany exported these high quality skates to Philadelphia in the 1830's.

Reference: Antique Ice Skates For The Collector by Russell Herner p.42-43

Approximate Dimensions: Length 9 3/4" to end of the platform and 12.5" to the end of the blade.. height of curl 4 1/2".

 

Condition: As Found. No damage or repairs evident. See photos. Wear as expected from age & use. see photos