This is an Antique Wooden Needle Case that is in the shape of a realistic looking Wooden Barrel with 4 bands around it. It has a scew on the top with a hole to one side where needles drop out when opened. It measures 2 1/4" tall and 3/4" across the top and bottom. It is marked near the top numbers for needle sizes 4,5,6,7,8 and zu with an arrow to open to release a needle. On one side it has a fancy decal with a design of a shield with Crown & a Star & a Wreath. It has the following words on it: Fabrik Marke / ManStelle den Zeiger auf / die gewunschte Nummer. On the other side it has: Nadel-Tonnchen / Schutz Marke / No. 2001 / Gesetzlich. geschutzt / Made in Germany. It is in great condition with no problems.