JC Higgins Downhill Skis

Vintage Sears brand JC Higgins Wood Skis
c. 1930's - 1940's, 20th century
Wood, Metal 83"l x 3.5"w
© Vintage Winter

A very handsome set of vintage downhill skis from Sears brand JC Higgins. These skis feature a combination of leather and metal bindings.
Notice the unique tapered wood above and below the Harvey Dodd bindings. This ski design is referred to as "Ridgetop", as it helped stabilize the ski from chattering during high speed Schusses.
 

You can add the striped bamboo poles (on right in photo) - for only $50. 

Mt. Lassen Ski Girls.
Mt. Lassen Ski Girls.

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