~SELDOM SEEN SALESMAN’S NEEDLE POCKET SET~

~SELDOM SEEN SALESMAN’S NEEDLE POCKET SET~

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A good Victorian set of salesman's needles in red Morrocan leather

Dimensions

22 x 12 x 4 cm.

Circa

1860

Maker

multiple

Country of manufacture

UK and Ireland

Categories: Tools, Maritime, Medicine, Other Medical Antiques, Engineering antiques, Office Antiques, Patent & Salesmans Samples

Description

A good set of Victorian needle samples in tooled red Morrocan leather. 8 folding sections (book form) with everything from darning, tatting, surgical/veterinary and sail making needles and hooks. Makers labels, prices per gross, and hand written descriptions for sharp, polished steel and plated (gilded) examples. Some wear to the corners of the pouch. Rare survivor. 22 x 12 x 4 cm. thick when folded. A great collection of oddities !!

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CA ScientificaOpticae

Scientifica Opticae

Mark Hacking (Scientifica Opticae Inc.) has been an avid collector/dealer for over 30 years. A former Science teacher, he has an innate love for anything natural or mechanical. Specializing in optical (microscopes, telescopes), surveying, medical, weighing and drawing instruments, he is an active participant of the Scientific Instrument Fair in London. Living in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, with his wife and two children; Mark looks forward to meeting as many fellow collectors as possible, and has a worldwide following on eBay (Sciopti).

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