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  1. Private Sale-BF, Bobbins, Pillows and Lace

East Midland Spangled
  • We are happy to offer a complete set of 26 Springett themed bobbins featuring the Tom Thumb's Alphabet from the Child's Coloured Gift Book published in 1867.
    • A was an Archer, who shot at a frog
    • I was an Innkeeper, who dined on grouse
    • R was a Robber, who wanted to kill
    • B was a Butcher, who had a great dog
    • J was a Joiner, who built up a house
    • S was a Sailor, who spent all he got
    • C was a ‘Captain, all covered with lace
    • K was a King, so mighty and grand
    • T was a Tinker and mended a pot
    • D was a Drunkard, and had a red face
    • L was a Lady, who had a white hand
    • U was an Usurer, a miserable elf
    • E was an Esquire, with pride on his brow
    • M was a Miser, and hoarded his gold
    • V was a Vintner, who drank all himself
    • F was a Farmer, and followed the ploug
    • N was a Nobleman, gallant and bold
    • W was a Watchman, who guarded the door
    • G was a Gamester, who had but ill luck
    • O was an Oysterman, who went about town
    • X was Expensive, and so became poor
    • H was a hunter, who hunted a buck
    • P was a Parson, and wore a black gown
    • Y was a Youth that did not love school

    • Q was a Quack, with a wonderful pill
    • Z was a Zany, a poor, harmless fool


    $390.00 for the complete set SOLD

   
Dutch Rosewood
Set of Rosewood Dutch bobbins 248 Dutch bobbins.  Each bobbin measures 3/4" in length.  The thread neck is 1 1/16".  Because Rosewood is no longer available this is an exceptional find.
$3.00 each

Danish Rosewood
Set of 110 Rosewood Danish bobbins.  Each bobbin measures 4 1/8" in length.  The thread neck is 1 1/8".  Because Rosewood is no longer available this is an exceptional find.
$3.00 each
 
Belgium Standard Rosewood
Set of 85 Rosewood Belgium Standard bobbins.  Each bobbin measures 4 1/8" in length.  The thread neck is 1 1/8".  Because Rosewood is no longer available this is an exceptional find.
$3.00 each

Honiton Rosewood
Set of 74 Rosewood Honiton bobbins.  Each bobbin measures 3 7/8" in length.  The thread neck is 1".  Because Rosewood is no longer available this is an exceptional find.
$2.00 each

Roller Pillow
This pillow was made by Wiley Bell out of a walnut church pew.  The size is 18" long across the back panel and 14" deep.  The roller has 4 1/2"  of usable width and the circumference is 12".
$250.00 SOLD


Belgium Pillow
Two piece Belgium pillow with a drawer.  The bottom piece can be moved to the back.   The width is 16 1/2"
$125.00 SOLD

Travel Pillow
Perfect for travel, this fold-up pillow has an expanable pocket on the outside for storing thread and tools.  The pillow unfolds creating a working surface and a 7 1/2" roller.
$125.00