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Combination "Collar Box" & "Sewing Spool Thread Dispenser Box" Named Statuette and Dated 1877 with Round Wood Top & Bottom !!!
A "Collar Box" designed to be used as an Elegant Fancy Work and "Spool Thread Box" afterwards. The Full Factory Label is still intact underneath the wood lid.
"Statuette" Exclusive Trade Mark Name for "Paper Collars and Cuffs". "This Box Manuf'd Only By The Washington Manufg. Co. Troy, NY."
Registered Oct. 23rd,1877 & Box Patented Sept. 25th, 1877.
Top Wood Lid has an inlaid decorative paper lithograph of 2 Scottish Anglers Fishing. Paper Label under Lid.
The Round side is a papered Cardboard Drum with Red,Blue,Green,White Plaid Squares and 6 Greek Titled Statues & 9 brass eyelet Thread Holes numbered from 24 to 90. Overall Good Condition with only a 1 1/2 inch creased soft spot on the rim. Priced accordingly.
Stands 4 1/4 inches High and 4 7/8 inches in Diameter across top Lid.
Weighs 5.7 Ounces.
Old Museum or Collection Number system found underneath both the Lid & the Base as follows # 11,400-590
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