The EUSTACE MILES dumb bell has his name, DUMB BELL, PROVISIONALLY PROTECTED,
REGISTERED No 491250 on the weight end of the dumb bell. The registry number was issued in 1906. Each weight is appox. 3 lbs 11 ounces. Top to bottom measures 7.25 ” and is 5.75 inches wide.
His book ” The Eustace Miles System of Physical Culture ” has a chapter on using them
which includes drawings showing swinging, jumping, hopping and skipping with the dumb bells.
Some of these exercises and the book’s cover and dumb bells are shown here. He was a Cambridge educated health guru. He and his wife Hallie operated a restaurant . He also won a silver medal for tennis at the 1908 Olympics, was prolific author with titles like “Comparative Syntax of Greek & Latin VOL. 1 & 2”, “Mathematical Law in the Spiritual World”. Many of his books are available on Amazon. He was born 1868 died 1948.