This is the former PDA’s unique Spartacus. It was a special made football helmet adapted to train the neck in all directions.
There are stainless steel collars on each spindle, sides & top. A chin strap was needed to use the helmet.
The patent for this dumb-bell was granted to Frederick Harris of Toledo Ohio July 1903. There is no model name or model number on the patent application. This is a very small dumb-bell, 6″ wide, 5 1/2 “high and is 3 lbs. 3 oz
1908 Milo Triplex Ring Weight ( kettle bell).
Plate loaded kettlebells like this one were used by Russian troops in the 1980’s during their fighting in Afghanistan.
This plate has the same “type face” as other Lurie plates. The back is blank. I’ve not seen another like it. If you have any information please advise.
I think this is a Dan Lurie plate. It has the same ” type face” for the lettering on the plate as other Lurie plates. If have information about this plate please let me know.
Dan Lurie began selling equipment in the late 1940s. He sold plates with the address of his business in the early years. The earliest was the Rockaway address which was his families home.
Shown with original collars. This piece was chromed at some point
Has Strongfort marked on the bottom. Can get more information under barbells.
Top to bottom, unknown maker may be French circa 1900. Teardrop bells, appox. 60 lbs. Matysek barbell can also be used as dumbbells, also under dumbbells. Strong fort Jr. appox 60 lbs.