Items from the 1950s

Cored solder

Vintage cored solder for household use made by Rawlplug

Tape Measure

This is a Constantia tape measure made by James Chesterman and Co Ltd of Sheffield

Viyella fabric samples book

This object is a book of crepe fabric samples from the Viyella company.

Metal Protractor

A metal protractor in a wooden storage case with lock

Wool Gauge

This is a wool gauge by J. & J. Baldwin of Halifax, West Yorkshire for use in making rugs

Sewing needle pack

'Sewing Susan' kit containing needles and a threader

Glass bauble

Blue and purple glass Christmas bauble.