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vintage W.H. Collins hem marker

$157.25 $185.00

214128 PRH

A 1940s free-standing hem marker from W.H. Collins. The vintage sewing marker stands on a red cast iron base and features a wood measuring stick back. The piece was used by tailors to measure hemlines. A little glass bottle filled with chalk slides up and down the measuring stick, it is attached to a balloon top tube that is squeezed to release chalk and mark the hem.

  • red metal base with wood measuring stick
  • little glass bottle attaches to the measuring stick with a screw peg to slide up and down
  • glass bottle is filled with white chalk powder
  • connected to a long, red plastic tube with a balloon top 


In great condition with wear consistent with age and use.


Height 30.5 inch 77.5 cm
Base  3.5 in x 5.25 in 8.9 cm x 13.3 cm

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