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Description
Metal 'Bell Gauge' in the shape of a bell. Found inside Sister Catherine Ovens wicker sewing basket.
Media/materials description
One metal guage
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Measurements
0 - Whole = Length (mm) = 71mm
0 - Whole = Width (mm) = 60mm
Collection
Accession number
NPM993.18.93.12
Credit line
Gauge, bell. Nelson Provincial Museum, Ovens Collection: NPM993.18.93.12

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I have one exactly like this that came from my GreatGrandmother's sewing box. It is used to gauge the size of knitting needles. Still useful

- Judith Hammond

Posted on 24-01-2017 06:56:25