Horse Clipper, “The Stewart”, ballbearing, No 1 clipper, [Chicago] Flexible Shaft Company, Chicago, USA, patented in USA, Canada, England, Australia, NZ, Cuba, etc (SB).

This is a hand operated horse clipping machine made by the Chicago Flexible Shaft Co. of Chicago, Illinois, USA. Horse clipping machines were used to mechanically clip a horse’s coat. It features a stand and a flexible shaft at the end of which is a clipper. Horse clipping machines were developed in the early part of the twentieth century. The practice of clipping horses is thought to have begun at the beginning of the nineteenth century when war horses were first clipped. This was an expensive...

Summary

B2152
Horse Clipper, "The Stewart", ballbearing, No 1 clipper, [Chicago] Flexible Shaft Company, Chicago, USA, patented in USA, Canada, England, Australia, NZ, Cuba, etc (SB).

Dimensions

930 mm

Source

Purchased 1974

Cite this Object

Horse Clipper, "The Stewart", ballbearing, No 1 clipper, [Chicago] Flexible Shaft Company, Chicago, USA, patented in USA, Canada, England, Australia, NZ, Cuba, etc (SB). 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 23 March 2017, <https://ma.as/211145>
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