Spool for Boot and Shoe Soling Machines, U. S. Patent 143,137, September 23, 1873, Louis Goddu.
The invention is a spool for holding and delivering metal "screw wire" used to attach soles to shoe bodies.
The model is 12" x 9" x 10" and is made of dull finished metal on a wood base. It is in excellent condition with two Patent Office tags intact.
Louis Goddu held over 300 patents.