These handsome cast iron German Shepherd dog bookends are by the well known foundry of Bradley & Hubbard. The proud dogs are sitting in front of their dog houses and each one measures 6 1/2 inches long by 5 inches tall and 4 inches deep. They are rarely seen and each are marked NO 507 Pat. Pend. Except for missing paint they are in great condition and one dog is slightly loose and just needs a tightening. The company was in business from 1852 - 1940’s. Walter Hubbard and his brother-in-law Nathaniel Lyman Bradley started making cast iron clocks, tables, frames, andirons, lamps, chandeliers, sconces and sewing machines in 1854 in Meriden, Connecticut. The company became Bradley & Hubbard Manufacturing Co. in 1875. The Charles Parker Company bought the firm in 1940.