Early Boye Needles, Shuttles Bobbins Tin DIsplay Case. Patented: June 2 1906, December 18 1906, July 9 1908. 16" diameter, Wood tubes 2 3/8" - 2 5/8 long.
Contains:(3) Spool Holders containing 14 spools, marked "5c" (5) larger wood tube containing metal shuttles. The metal shuttles, spools and needles do have rust and need cleaning The center arrow spins the covered contents. Open the door to reveal. The tin case has faded graphics.
The original name for the Boye rotary needle case as used by the inventor, James H. Boye, was Commodity Cabinet, rather than needle case. Boye display cases were made in great numbers, with most outlasting the stores in which they were used. Inside the display cases tubes or packets contained needles, shuttles, bobbins or other merchandise.These cabinets were designed for ease of use and prevent the accidental mixing of items. The item "Early Boye Needles Shuttles Bobbins Tin DIsplay Case, 50+ Wood Tubes w contents" is in sale since Saturday, March 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Advertising\Merchandise & Memorabilia\Store Displays". The seller is "lbinanas" and is located in Bridgeville, Delaware. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Uruguay.