Gar's Lace Bobbin Collection
Series A - Names

[A - Names][B - Inscriptions][C - Bone][D - Sets]
[E - Pewter][F - Bitted/Spliced][H - Midlands]
[J - Bucks][K - Honiton & Modern]

A1 and A2 are ELIZABETH and JOHN (and are therefore not for sale). It seems Gar couldn't find a RICHARD (not a popular Victorian name) as they follow with GEORGE (A3), THOMAS (A4) and FANNY (A5).

Bobbin A4
"Thomas"
$25
Bobbin A6
"Phebe"
The two shells attached to the spangle give an added interest.
16 - Sold
Bobbin A7
"Lucy"
16 - Sold ($25.60)
Bobbin A9
"Rose"
Spiral inscription makes this more rare.
16 - Sold
Bobbin A11
"Levi"
Wooden named bobbins are rare, plus this is an unusual name.
16 - Sold
 
Bobbin A12
"Sambo"
Interesting for the unusual name.
$33 - Sold
Bobbin A13
"Simei"
Very unusual name.
16 - Sold
Bobbin A14
"Ann Rolert"
25 - Sold ($40)
Bobbin A17
"Willy"
An unusual 'Tiger' bobbin. Also inscribed with 2 extra letters, possibly "AK".
15.50 - Sold ($24.80)
Bobbin A18
"Matilda"
20.50 - Sold ($32.80)
Bobbin A19
"Sarah Salter 1839"
Named and dated.
39 - Sold ($62.40)

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