COLLECTIBLE TIN THREAD SPOOL SEWING KIT

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 04, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

For your consideration is this tin thread spool sewing kit. It has been used for display only. The tin spool is six inches tall and five inches across. The contents, safety pins, needles and needle threader are in a small plastic box. There is a small tomato pincushion with attached emory strawberry, never used, and an unopened package of fifty mini-spools of polyester thread in fifty different colors. Each spool contains thirty feet of thread.

The bottom of the tin reads, EMPIRE Pure Cotton 100 yards Sewing Thread Made in England

The Silver Crane Company and a fax number. The bottom has several small scratches from being slid across a shelf.

The spool top reads, EMPIRE Trade Mark, a picture of a lions head, Sewing Thread, Made in England. The top has a small dent. I do not know how this happened, but it has been through several long distance moves. The phrase Made in England refers to Empire Thread. I do not know where the tin was manufactured.

The center of the spool is green with a sewing needle painted on the tin. It is very colorful. Since the tin has never been used, the top is very tight and will take a bit of tugging to open. If you enjoy collecting sewing items, this would be a unique addition to your collection.

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