The glass has encased bubbles and stress marks on the top. The top is ground – that is it was sawed off. This was a common practice during this period. As I understand it, this once had a metal top to it that said “Bear” on it. I have no idea what it was filled with. Wale’s Goodyear made rubber and this rubber overshoes in the 1880s and very early 1890s. They operated in Naugatuck, Ct, Worcestor, Massachusetts and other towns in the area. They sold these rubber “galoshes” to the larger cities like shoe sellers in Boston.
Material: Antique Heavy Glass
Approximate Creation Date: Around 1880s or 90s (a guess)
Where Created: Unknown
Approximate Dimensions in Inches: 3 11/16 long on the sole, but 3 7/8 length overall x 1 9/16 wide on the fore front of the sole & 1 3/8 on the heel of the sole & 1 7/16 wide at rim x 2 1/8 tall at the heel
Markings on both sides of the shoe: WALES GOODYEAR (If there is an apostrophe between the E and the S, I can’t see it.)
Markings on the bottom: None
Condition: Very Good Antique Condition
There is one very tiny knick or burst air bubble on the front of the shoe. If you are looking straight at the shoe, it is on the right, about a ½ inch up. There are no other knicks, cracks, chips, or even repairs to this shoe. As mentioned above there are stress marks on the back of the shoe at the opening. They were created as the glass was cooled.
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Re: Long Jennie D; An Album of Candy Containers; 1978 – but I do not feel this was ever a candy container. Sorry, Jennie.
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