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1860s J & P COATS'  Brown GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 75- 12 wooden spools
1860s J & P COATS'  Brown GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 75- 12 wooden spools
1860s J & P COATS'  Brown GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 75- 12 wooden spools
1860s J & P COATS'  Brown GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 75- 12 wooden spools

1860s J & P COATS' Brown GLOVE THREAD- COLOUR 75- 12 wooden spools

£14.00
Old shop stock - 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 a rich brown - no 75 - and the spools measure 2.8cm by 2.2cm 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.