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    THE FAMOUS "OREGON BOOT" USED BY THE DENVER SHERIFF DEPARTMENT - Properly known as the Gardner Shackle, this prisoner restraint was invented in 1866 to curb escape from the Oregon Territorial Prison. Nickel finish over cast iron with no visible markings, it is in fine condition and is all complete. Case was made by Fred Mueller, Denver, Colorado and is marked twice. The leather has also been stamped "Sheriff's Office, City and County of Denver". Overall it is 12" tall and in fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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