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Glue Pot Object Reg. No: SH 891023

Summary:
Glue pot used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond. Iron pot with second smaller pot. The larger outer pot held water which when warmed heated glue pellets in smaller, inner pot.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.
Description:
Both pots have wire handles. Smaller pot has rim which sits on edge of larger pot. Lettering on bottom of large pot is indecipherable.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 19.00 cm (Height), 25.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, trades, working life
Themes this item is part of: Simpson's Gloves Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, Amos Griffiths Simpson, Glove Manufacturer (1878-1953), Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, 1924-1988, Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: materials
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia

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