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Copy of 1860s J & P COATS' Black GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 23 - 12 wooden spools
Copy of 1860s J & P COATS' Black GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 23 - 12 wooden spools
Copy of 1860s J & P COATS' Black GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 23 - 12 wooden spools

Copy of 1860s J & P COATS' Black GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 23 - 12 wooden spools

£14.00
Gorgeous paper package showing a J & P COATS' Factory,
and containing 12 wooden spools of 
"BEST GLACE EXTRA QUALITY SEWING COTTON FOR MACHINE OR HAND SEWING"
On the spools are labels printed with 
"J and P COATS GLOVE THREAD 200Yds 183 Met. MADE IN GREAT BRITAIN"
The colour is black - no 23 - and the spools measure 2.5cm by 2cm and hold 200yds each.
On the package are illustrations celebrating
PARIS EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDAL JUNE 1855
and
LONDON EXHIBITION PRIZE MEDAL 1862
The package is 11.5cm x 6.5cm.
 I found several packets of these in an old warehouse I cleared.