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Needle Cabinet DC10
Needle Cabinet DC10
Original, quality late 19th century Haberdashery Shop Counter Cabinet in mahogany with two drawers and a top hinged lid to the third compartment. This cabinet was issued to the retailer stocked with G.L Turneys Best Needles. The top white 'Vitrolite' glass label to the upper section has been replaced with a plain panel, the remains of the original acid etched label is included (see picture) and the two drawers have retained the original etched panels and brass recessed pull handle. All has been cleaned and refinished and is complete and in good and working order, otherwise.

19" x 13" and 10.5" tall.

 
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Price: 485.00


W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC3
Original, quality late 19th century pressed and embossed brass needle case to hold four different size needles. This super example has a lift up hinged top cover and two sliding tabs to the bottom. When slid sideways one set of one sized needles will appear at the top for selection. Apart from decorative patterns, the sides are each detailed "The Quadruple Golden Casket patented and manufactured by W. Avery & Son Redditch". Complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC3



W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC2
W. Avery Brass Needle Case NC2
Original, quality late 19th century pressed and embossed brass needle case to hold four different size needles. This super example has a lift up hinged top cover and two sliding tabs to the bottom. When slid sideways one set of one sized needles will appear at the top for selection. Apart from decorative patterns the sides are each detailed "The Quadruple Golden Casket patented and manufactured by W. Avery & Son Redditch". Complete and in good and working order.

2.75" x 1.25" x 0.5".

 
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Price: 135.00


Brass Handled Wilkinson Brass Tailors Shears S23
Original, quality pair of late 19th century large cast brass handled steel tailors shears with fully fitted finger guards to the handles. The brass is stamped near the large bolt and cap / nuts "Wilkinson & Sons Sheffield" and "Warranted" to the other side. This super pair of shears have very clean steel cutters very, very sharp and all has been polished and lacquered, although the lacquer may be removed at no extra cost and are complete and in good and working order.

13.5" x 3.5" x 3".

 
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Price: 300.00


Brass Handled Wilkinson Brass Tailors Shears S23



Tailors Shears S16
Tailors Shears S16
Original, quality, late 19th century, superb steel tailors shears with much of the original black paintwork to the handles and with brass locking nuts. One side of the nut is impressed "? Inventor Newark N. Jersey USA" and all is complete and in good and working order, a super pair of shears, very comfortable to hold and work.

14.5" x 4" and 1.75".

 
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Price: 135.00

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