Yarn scale for weighing yarn hanks

Made:
United Kingdom

Yarn scale for weighing yarn hanks, made by Goodbrand & Co. Ltd. 'Knowles patent yarn balance'. Used by Bluche Textiles Ltd from 1929 to 1946 and their successors Leaver and Sons Ltd 1947 to 1967 at 17 St Ann's Square, Manchester.

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Details

Category:
Textile Industry
Object Number:
Y1970.25
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, wood (unidentified)
type:
yarn scale
credit:
Gift of Mr Leaver

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