Boot Last; Buchanan Ltd (Christchurch); 1920-1930; MT1993.44


Mataura Museum


Boot Last

About this object

Boot last; a triangular black cast-iron boot last, with a heel placement and two different sized sole placements. This was used by Jim Spooner to mend the family shoes. The Spooners lived in Clematis Cottage in Mataura from 1928 to 1985.


Buchanan Ltd (Christchurch)

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Date Made


Place Made

New Zealand, South Island, Canterbury, Christchurch

Inscription and Marks

Cast into front of large sole placement: 'BUCHANAN Ltd / CHCH'


h 150mm x l 180mm x w 150mm

Subject and Association Keywords

domestic accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

genealogy/personal and family names

Credit Line

From the collection of the Mataura and Districts Historical Society Incorporated.

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