ORIGINAL ANTIQUE FROGGATT HANDCUFFS! Police Gun Vintage

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 15, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

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PROFOUNDLY RARE ORIGINAL ANTIQUE FROGGATT HANDCUFFS WITH ORIGINAL KEY! MADE BY THE FAMOUS THOMAS FROGGATT WHO SUPPLIED HOUDINI WITH THE HANDCUFFS HE USED IN HIS MAGIC AND ESCAPE ACTS!

ASTRONOMICALLY RARE ORIGINAL ANTIQUE FROGGATT DOUBLE-MARK HANDCUFFS WITH ORIGINAL KEY! I could not open these (If I am doing it right) but maybe you can. These Profoundly Rare and Valuable Froggatt Hand Cuffs have "Froggatt" and "13" and "hard" marked on them. sold as is.

HISTORY OF FROGGATT HANDCUFFS: West's 1830 Directory of Warwickshire lists William Froggatt, of 4 Court Bordesley St. Birmingham as a manufacturer of dog and horse collars and felon's iron maker. Later in the 1830s Froggatt moved to Bartholomew St. and then on to 289 Bradford Street w they remained. Ownership of the company stayed in the family and came eventually to William's grandson Thomas Froggatt, who was born in 1864.

Thomas Froggatt & Co. became Hiatt's main competitor in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. In 1937 Thomas Froggatt sold the company to Hiatt, but Froggatt continued on as employee. He finally retired in 1948 at the age of 84, when Hiatt moved to their new suburban location on
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