19thC Vintage Skis

An interesting pair of antique wooden skis from Kobenhavn (Copenhagen) in good original condition. The timber has a rich worn polish, completely original metal bindings and a brass name plate still intact -  a very decorative element for a ski lodge or mountain cabin. 

On the bindings is: Gresshoppa Made in Norway L'ABEE-LUND'S Patent -  Johan Henrik L'Abée-Lund, 1862-1962 was a Norwegian engineer.

The seperate brass plate shows the name and address of a well-known Camping and Outdoor equipment shop in Norregard. Research reveals that Danish resident, Captain Cay Lembcke, co-founder of the Danish Scouts owned this store and was passionate about the benefits of outdoor activities and camping. Lembcke's Outdoor Equipment. See image. 

Size: 70 mm Wide x 2240 Long


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