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Object Name Needle, Sewing
Catalog Number 0985.03.00050
Description Nine steel sewing needles in a brown paper envelope. Three labels with the needles read as follows: (1) "Manufactured / and Warranted by / R. HEMMING / & SONS / Forge Needle Mills / REDDITCH"; (2) "R. H. HEMMING / & SONS / ROYAL / DRILL'D / SHARPS / 0 / Warranted / not to cut in the eye."; and (3) "JOHN LLOYD JONES / Originial / TELEGRAPH / Dulled EY'd/ SHARPS / 00 / Warranted."
Material metal (steel); paper
Dimensions H-5 W-5.25 inches
Made R. H. Hemming & Sons, Redditch, England, Great Britain
Provenance Needles used as currency during the war in Habersham County, Georgia.
People unidentified citizens of Habersham County, Georgia
Search Terms ersatz
Great Britain
Subjects Sewing