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Tailoring Tools and Mystery Sewing Machine Attachments (?) - $50

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These vintage mystery things came to me with no backstory. Oddly, there’s no manufacturer’s name on any of the parts. No patent numbers. No logo. No hints at all.

It appears that the metal pieces are sewing machine attachments. My internet searching revealed a little info but not much. For instance, one piece is apparently a tuck-maker, another the foot of a sewing machine, another the throat plate of a machine but…I can’t swear to it.

The handmade wooden box held 4 hand tools (tracing wheel and other) and several large needles. There are 2 tatting shuttles and a bone or ivory thing to do what with?

The best source of any info was a handwritten note attached to the wooden box. It belonged to a man who was a tailor in Rochester, MN. According to a Rochester history website I visited, St. Paul Street was an old industrial district that was a center of the men’s clothing industry from the late 1800’s until after WW2.

These pieces probably qualify as antiques but at the least, are very old and interesting.

Cash only, please.

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