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How Old Are These Swamp Shoes?

 Swamp Shoes 

I saw the photo of the marsh shoes in the August 2013 issue of Farm Collector. I have two sets of what they call “swamp” shoes that I bought in 1961 in Portage, Wis. All I know about them is they used them on the horses’ front hooves in the swamps of Ohio. How old do you think they are?

Marvin Pontnack, 421 Barbara St.,
Mount Morris, IL 61054