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Re: For sale: Bobbins and books

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  • amandmgorman
    USPS shipping within the US is included in the price. Anne-Marie
    Message 1 of 7 , Apr 25 5:36 AM
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      USPS shipping within the US is included in the price.
      Anne-Marie

      --- In bobbinlace@yahoogroups.com, Kanella Diakoumis <kanellaatc@...> wrote:
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      > do you know what the shipping charges are? to chicago
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      > On Apr 24, 2013, at 8:03 PM, amandmgorman wrote:
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      > > Two books and the bobbins are still available. I have uploaded pictures of the bobbins to an album called "Bobbins for sale."
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      > > Anne-Marie
      > >
      > > --- In bobbinlace@yahoogroups.com, "amandmgorman" <madonnabuyer@> wrote:
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      > > > 72 WOODEN BOBBINS
      > > > I'm pretty sure all the bobbins were bought in 1980-81 in Oxfordshire, England, though I don't know whether they were new or used at the time. I have not found any cracks or chips. I don't know what kind of wood they are made of, but most of them are light in color.
      > > > Lengths vary from 3-3/4" to 4-1/8". Most are closer to 4" long. They are about 1/4" in diameter.
      > > > All except four are spangled with glass beads on wire. Some of the wire seems fragile and may need to be replaced.
      > > > Most are plain, but some are grooved or turned. One is inscribed in a spiral "To Mary Happy Lacemaking Carterton 1980-81."
      > > > $75 for all.
      > > >
      > > > BOOKS
      > > > Most were bought in 1980-81. All show some yellowing of the edges, but the pages are clean and the bindings are intact and tight.
      > > >
      > > > A Manual of Hand-made Bobbin Lace Work, Margaret Maidment, 1978 reprint of 1931 edition. Hardback. $20.
      > > >
      > > > Modern Lace Designs, Veronica Sorenson, 1984. Hardback with dust jacket. $7.
      > > >
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