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Strauss skate blades

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Description Pair of ice skating blades made by J.E. Strauss at his renowned skate shop in St. Paul, Minnesota. The racing style steel blades each have diamond shaped cutouts and are attached to a flat wooden base. A bolt, metal tacks, and leather straps secure boots to blades. "JOHN E. STRAUSS" is stamped on the front toe of each blade.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 17 inches length each blade
2 inches width each wooden sole
2 inches height
Nomenclature Ice skates
Creation Made by: Strauss, Mr. John Edward Sr.
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Distributed by: Strauss Skates and Bicycles
Made in Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Sports & Recreation. Winter Sports
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1887 - Not later than 1900

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 8802.3.A,B
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