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Antique W. H. Collins Hem Marker

$75.00

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A 1940s era free-standing hem marker from W.H. Collins.

The vintage sewing marker stands on a red cast iron base and features a wood measuring stick back. The piece was used by tailors to measure hemlines.

A little glass bottle filled with chalk slides up and down the measuring stick, it is attached to a balloon top tube that is squeezed to release chalk and mark the hem. Red metal base with wood measuring stick, little glass bottle attaches to the measuring stick with a screw peg to slide up and down, glass bottle is filled with white chalk powder connected to a long, red metal tube with a balloon top.

In great condition with wear consistent with age and use.
MEASUREMENTS
Height 30.5 inch 77.5 cm
Base 3.5 in x 5.25 in 8.9 cm x 13.3 cm

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Name:newbutold
Location:Kaleden, British Columbia
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Details
Make W.H. Collins
Size 30.5"
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Post Date:Mar 10, 2019
Exp. Date:Apr 9, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3749782
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