One box of antique Bay State Thread Works Seamsew thread would be a fabulous find. Finding two boxes of this rare vintage thread is beyond awesome.
In amazing condition for their age, the boxes are in beautiful condition with some small tears on the top box lids. Made by the Bay State Thread Works in Springfield, Massachusetts, the vintage black thread is unused and complete on their wooden spools. The spool labels are a bright red. The boxes have a wonderful graphic of "Susanna Seamsew" at her sewing machine while a little girl holding a doll observes her as she sews. Each box has a price (5¢) lightly marked in pencil on the top.
The thread box carton is designed to fit directly onto a sewing machine spindle.
Listing is for one box. Two boxes currently available.
Seamsew Thread Bay State Thread Company, Springfield, Mass. 50 Black No. 40 800 Yards
Box measures approximately 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" x 1 5/8"
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