All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Needle Cases : Pre 1900 item #1228042 (stock #02377)
An ornately carved early 19th century ivory needlecase. This 3" case measures 7/16" wide, and it unscrews to give access to the sewing needles. The carving is particularly fine and this sewing collectable is in excellent condition with no chips, staining, losses, repairs or damage other than a couple of minor age cracks (see pictures). This item is in very good condition with no chips, losses, damage or repairs other than the age cracks...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1990 item #1142383 (stock #23033)
Vintages
$95.00
Cute little elephant pincushion made of solid silver by Ari D. Norman of London. Fully hallmarked with date code for 1986. Highly detailed. Blue felt holder. Measures about 7/8-inch tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1990 item #1142380 (stock #23032)
Vintages
$95.00
Cute little elephant pincushion made of solid silver by Ari D. Norman of London. Fully hallmarked with date code for 1984. Highly detailed. Red felt pin holder. Measures about 7/8-inch tall.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1940 item #1142378 (stock #23034)
Vintages
$59.00
WOW! Great little pincushion! It is an elephant made of pot metal and looks to have been silver plated. Brown felt holder. Marked on the belly: Germany Metal. Measures about 1-5/8 inches tall. Excellent condition, except for some loss of plating.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1960 item #1141033 (stock #14085)
Vintages
$49.00
Nice compact brown leather sewing box or case with silk lining. The box has a wool pin holder, place for three needle packets, four separated spaces for buttons, etc., and a fold-out front with places for tools. This case includes some MOP buttons, three needle packets and an old (slightly rusted but sharp) scissors (Made in England). The textured leather case is marked: Made in England. Measures about 4-1/2 x 3-1/4 x 2 inches when closed...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1960 item #1141027 (stock #14084)
Vintages
$49.00
Nice old roll-up sewing kit made of brown leather and silk fabric inside by Cross. Includes a some needles and thread: 5 spools of thread on the spool holder; 3 needle packets; and 1 braid of thread. All of this is held in a wonderful old brown leather roll-up case marked “Cross”. The case has several pockets, places for implements, a couple of wool pin holders and a spool holder. Measures 6-1/2 inches wide and 11-1/4 inches long when rolled out completely...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1940 item #1080154
This Gorham sterling tape measure is 1 1/2" in diameter. It is hallmarked Gorham, sterling #18. The tape does move in and out as it should. The release button works as it should. The end of the tape needs a stop.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Thimbles : Pre 1960 item #725016 (stock #0717)
Gamut Plus Jewelry
$20.00
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This thimble has a lovely floral design. It is a size 8, as marked. It is in excellent condition. It has the maker's mark of The Simon's Brothers Company. It's marked U.S.A. with a thimble beneath it. Within the thimble it's marked SBC and then 8 (for its size). It would be a nice addition to any collection. FREE US STANDARD S/H
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #699907 (stock #5484)
Formerly on our "what is it?" shelf, we have finally identified this unusual Victorian object. It is actually a Victorian lady's hem lifter. In the Aesthetic design popular in the 1880s (swans certainly were popular), this solid brass clothing accessory clamps the bottom of the lady's dress with the tongs, which are locked in place by the sliding shield-shaped housing...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1920 item #637414
A beautifully engraved sterling silver RIBBON THREADER. Circa 1910. Stamped: STERLING. Extremely fine foliate engraving decorates this antique threader. It measures 2 3/4 inches in length. In excellent condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1920 item #280228
An early celluloid tape measure advertising Lewis' Lye, Philadelphia: Pennsylvania Salt Mfg. Co., circa 1919. Made by the Parisian Novelty Co., Chicago. With the following imprinted on the measure's edge: "Pat 11-10-17, 11- 4- 19". Imprinted in blue on one side depicting a can of Lewis' Lye and on the other side with a list of uses for the product. The tape measure's holder is circular in shape and contains a pull-out cloth measure...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1900 item #130946
A 19th century wooden lace bobbin. Measures 3 3/4 inches in length. In very fine condition.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Thimbles : Pre 1900 item #130381
A fine sterling silver thimble by Simons, Bro. & Co., circa 1890. Stamped inside, just under the cap, is an S within a shield mark and STERLING SILVER. Also, stamped on the outside, is the number 10. Decorated with a plain polished border having a double band at the top and bottom. Engraved with script initials E P F. In very fine condition. Measures 3/4 inches in height by 5/8 inches in diameter.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Pre 1920 item #130380
A fine celluloid tatting shuttle, circa 1915. Navette shape. In fine condition. Measures 2 3/4 inches in length by 3/4 inches at its widest point.
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Specialty : Sewing : Needle Cases : Pre 1940 item #1026251 (stock #gaf-138)
A whimsical swirled enamel sewing kit etui with original blue silk tassel, circa 1930, Made in Germany The brass base etui multicolored in shades of gray, white, blue and red, opens to reveal a tiny sewing kit including thread on a spool with a place for needles under the cap and a brass thimble. Size: 2" long. Overall good condition with the exception of some minor enamel loss.