The postage stamp on the soft wax box it has been stored in states a date of 8th November, 1955. It has been well looked after and practically unused. The 2 stitch combs are stored in their original boxes and the original crochet hook tool is still there.
Wonderful addition to the museum portfolio – a donation of another vintage garter stitch machine – the Record Knitting Machine. Shaped in the bullet style, this is a light machine compared to some.It comes is stove enamelled green colour with stainless steel ends and feet that incorporate the stitch gauge.