Monday, November 19, 2012
Antique Equipment Collector Item-Milo Triplex Dumbbell
I always enjoy going a little further and finding out what the history is on an item. When I first saw the exchange of this item I thought it looks like the circus sideshow strong man dumb bells. Getting a closer look this Milo Triplex was one of the first of it's kind in the early 1900's.
Further historical significance on this can be read through a paper written by Jan Todd, Ph.D. entitled, "From Milo to Milo-History of Barbells, Dumbbells and Indian Clubs" that is a part of the la84foundation.org sports library.
Thanks Tim C for the interesting experience and history lesson.