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RoyH (Burl) What are 'segs'?-Testimony of Patience Kershaw (57* d) RE: What are 'segs'? 29 Jan 13

Where I grew up 'Segs' and 'Blakeys' were as Stan Edwards says, 'kidney shaped nails' used on the soles of your shoes. Self repair of shoes was called 'obbin', carried out on a foot-shaped last known as the 'obbin Iron'. Segs and Blakeys were for use on shoes. Boots needed heavier studs.

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