ID: 50323

Knitting & Crochet Gauge

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Description 🔉

A fascinating, Patented, 'M.P Handy Guide, British made, for those who Knit or Crochet. It has sliders which can be positioned to show the details of the pattern, the number or rows or times, showing both an increase and decrease; down the right hand side, it has a hole gauge for needles and there is a ruler across the bottom. Height: 9.3cm, Width: 11.7cm, Depth: 2.5cm

It was considered such an innovative and interesting piece that there is one in the Collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum ! They were manufactured from 1900 to as late as 1950 - this appears to be one of the earlier models.

Seller Details

  • Address:
  • Norfolk,
  • United Kingdom.
  • Note:
  • Abbott Antiques is a small business selling antique and collectable quality items at affordable prices. We specialise in Curiosities, Religious pieces, Items of Provenance, miniature, rare and interesting items, although as a general dealer we sell a variety of items. Our belief is to encourage people in their collecting. We have many years of experience, having traded from our shop, various Antique Centres in Norfolk, selling both to local and international collectors and dealers. We offer also a 'finding service' and undertake research, at no extra cost. Personally, we collect little, although we are very fond of automata, having a small collection of such items.