Monday, May 17, 2010
This week’s Collections object is a pair of Hustler Speed King Roller Skates! These metal skates used leather ankle straps and a skate key to size the skate to fit the skater’s shoe size. Manufactured by the Frantz Manufacturing Co. from the late 1930s to the early 1970s, Hustler Speed King Roller Skates were sold in large department stores across the country and were one of the leading brands of roller skates.
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