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Sewing Machine - Mundlos, 1920s Object Reg. No: SH 891091

Summary:
Sewing machine, Mundlos, Germany, 1920s.

Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond in the upstairs workroom. Found attached to a table in general work area.

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.
Acquisition Information:
Cultural Gifts Donation from Mr Alistair Mitchell, 1989
Acknowledgement:
Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: glovemaking, leatherworking, sewing machines, trades, working life, singer cutting tool, original victoria
Themes this item is part of: Production Processes at Simpson's Gloves Factory, 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, Working Life at Simpson's Gloves Factory, Workers at Simpson's Gloves Factory
Primary Classification: MANUFACTURING & INDUSTRY
Secondary Classification: Clothing Accessories
Tertiary Classification: sewing machines
Inscriptions: Mundlos
Manufacturer: Mundlos & Co, Magdeburg, Westphalia, Germany, 1920s
User: Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond North, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930-1988

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