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Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display

Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display

Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display   Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display
A superb I believe to be oak cantilever box dating from the early to mid 20th Century, used as a countertop display in a Haberdashery shop to sell Clark's'Anchor' cotton. The box has three cantilevered sections and a hinged glazed lid. The front is inscribed in gilt'Clark's Anchor Stranded Cotton for Embroidery'. Each level is divided can be divided into different sized sections using the movable dividers, so very versatile. Opening is achieved through a cantilever mechanism.

Closed : 22" (53cm) wide x 6.5" (16.5cm) tall x 7 3/4 (19.5cm) deep. Open : 18 (46cm) tall x 10 (25.5cm) deep. It is in excellent condition for its age. The cantilever mechanism works smoothly and the inside of the drawers are clean and tidy. The wood has a nice aged patina with no major damage, apart, the glass is also undamaged.

The best description comes from the photos but please feel free to ask questions. The item "Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display" is in sale since Monday, June 21, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Sewing\Boxes & Baskets".

The seller is "shipwrightsdaughter" and is located in Cupar, Fife. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display   Antique Vintage Clarks Anchor Cantilever Haberdashery thread box/shop display