Vintage NB Ware Light Green Bakelite Beehive Knitting Wool Holder Circa 1950s Needle Gauge String

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Vintage NB Ware Light Green Bakelite Beehive Knitting Wool Holder Circa 1950s Needle Gauge String

Item - Vintage Light Green Bakelite Beehive Wool holder produced by NB Ware, Circa 1950s with built in knitting needle gauge.

Maker - NB Ware of England

Marks - Moulded to the base with a Needle Gauge and also the detail - H. W. 748 NB WARE MADE IN ENGLAND, the underside of the base is moulded with - REGD. DES. Nos. 856057.856077 (granted by the British Patents Office in 1948).

Circa - 1950s (Design First Registered in 1948)

Construction -  Bakelite

Country of Origin - England

Dimensions - 3.75" in height (4.25" in diameter at base) 

Weight - 93g

Condition - The Wool/String Holder is in Very Good Used Condition though it has had an extra hole added to the underside... possibly so that it could be used with two balls of wool at the same time (please refer to photos).

Other Interesting Points - This rather nice Bakelite Container was produced to hold wool and comes complete with it's original plastic hanging strap...this was so that while being used for knitting the holder could be held on the wrist to keep the wool clean and tidy whilst could also be used to hang the container whilst not in use.

The container unscrews at the base so that a ball of wool/string could be placed within and then pushed through the hole for use...this lovely item will be equally at home in the work room or Kitchen and possibly has far more uses...

(Please see all Photos).


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