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Does anyone know what this measuring device is. It is made by 'Ullathorne & Co.' and is 9" long. It starts out folded flat but opens out into some kind of measuring device ?

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A quick search shows Ullathorne & Co were in the shoe business, which confirms my first thought: it's for measuring feet. There's probably a proper name for it, but it escapes me.

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Alf":1rvva8qx said:
A quick search shows Ullathorne & Co were in the shoe business, which confirms my first thought: it's for measuring feet. There's probably a proper name for it, but it escapes me.

Cheers, Alf

I thought the same but hesitated to mention it for fear it might date me. Does anyone else remember the X-ray machines in Clarks for checking your tiny feet were not constrained? I loved waggling my green toes..
 
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Cheers Alf :) Tried a search but drew a blank :roll:
 

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waterhead37":10amtftb said:
Does anyone else remember the X-ray machines in Clarks for checking your tiny feet were not constrained? I loved waggling my green toes..
Chris,

That was the best bit of going for new shoes. :D
 

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waterhead37":x2rp8rtu said:
Does anyone else remember the X-ray machines in Clarks for checking your tiny feet were not constrained? I loved waggling my green toes..
Sounds fun; must have given them up by the time I was under going the annual "shoes for school" retail torture. :( Ah, the joy of going through a dozen diferent styles only to discover there was only one pair in the right size in the required brown. <shudder>

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At least you had the illusion of choice, my farther worked in the footwear industry, and at new shoe time a pair would appear............No choice no shops :cry: and shoes my farther would feel happy in


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