Cobbler's hammer, ca. 1850

Contributed by Davistown Museum


The most commonly encountered form of a mid-19th century cobbler's hammer.
Typical of a cobbler's hammer used in Liberty and Montville cobbler's shops.
Size: 9 1/2" long, 1 3/8" diameter face.

A cobbler's hammer, used for driving tacks and heel nails, is the most common of the shoe makers' tools.

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About This Item

  • Title: Cobbler's hammer, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Media: Cast steel, wood
  • Local Code: 101900T4
  • Collection: Historic Maritime IV (1840-1865): The Early Industrial Revolution
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Davistown Museum
PO Box 346, 58 Main Street #4, Liberty, ME 04949
(207) 288-5126

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