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Rare French Tortoise Shell Needle Case *C.1800s

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Rare French Tortoise Shell Needle Case *C1800s

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SKU: 998

Rare antique French, mid 19th century tortoise shell needle case/box.

The little box top has “Aiguilles” (needles) written in ornate gold script and a gold thumb pusher in the shape of a scalloped shell.┬áThe interior is complete with a leather sleeve to hold the needle packet — W.Bartlett & Sons, Redditch. Celebrated Betweens No.11. See additional images.

Measures 5 cm in length and 3 cm wide. Excellent condition.