Antique Shepard Hardware 1878 Victorian Mechanical Fluting Iron
Victorian mechanical fluting iron made by Shepard Hardware. American made cast iron fluting iron is complete with the original heater slug. Made in Buffalo New York around the 1880's.
These type of specialty irons were an essential appliance in the late 1800s as pleats and ruffles on collars, cuffs, and dresses were the fashion of the day.
Marked on base: Shepard Hardware Co, PAT'D Nov 12 DEC 17 1878, JAN 13 1880, Buffalo NY
This would make a great addition to any Victorian collection or home decor as a paper weight. This would make a great birthday or Christmas gift.
Item measures 1.5" tall by 8" wide by 4" deep and weighs 4lb 4oz.
In good usable condition with signs of use commensurate with age (please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
Shop Ref: Box No. 4
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