Bootjack.

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Patent for a new and improved boot-jack. This design is for an addition to existing boot-jacks that allows for wet or tight boots to be removed completely after the heel of the foot is loosened, all without the use of hands. This additional apparatus can be adjusted to different angles by way of eye-holes and screws.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Ulferts, Ulfert Harms June 16, 1896.

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Patent for a new and improved boot-jack. This design is for an addition to existing boot-jacks that allows for wet or tight boots to be removed completely after the heel of the foot is loosened, all without the use of hands. This additional apparatus can be adjusted to different angles by way of eye-holes and screws.

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[2], : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 562,050, dated June 16, 1896. Application filed March 18, 1896. Serial No. 583,706. (No model.)"

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  • June 16, 1896

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  • June 16, 1896

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  • March 18, 1896

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Ulferts, Ulfert Harms. Bootjack., patent, June 16, 1896; [Washington D.C.]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth174300/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.