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ID number:  WB-HC0076A
Institution:  Winterbourne House and Garden
Named collection:  Winterbourne GKN Collection
Artist / Maker:  Ionic Plating Co. Ltd.
Title / Object name:  Shoe stretcher
Object type:  Shoe stretcher
Place made:  West Midlands: Birmingham
Date made:  1960-1970
Materials:  Metal
Measurements:  overall: 32 cm x 9.5 cm (H x W x D x Dia x Wt)

Ionic Plating Company shoe stretcher, metal toe with spring-loaded attachment. Inscribed IONIC PLATING COMPANY LTD. 8x9. Ionic was a subsidiary of GKN. Originally owned by donor's grandfather, who worked at Ionic in the 1960s.

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