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Restored wheel signed “AZEL WILDER”

Restored wheel signed “AZEL WILDER”

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Reassembled spinning wheels

Reassembled spinning wheels, one of which is marked “ALEXR McINTOSH 1858.”

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Flat-rim spinning wheel [#9]

Flat-rim spinning wheel [#9 of the thirteen flat-rim spinning wheels with a treadle discussed in this article]

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Flat-rim wheel with Scotch tension [#4]

Flat-rim wheel with Scotch tension [#4 of the thirteen flat-rim spinning wheels with a treadle discussed in this article]

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Turkish wheel with Boxwood parts

Small Turkish wheel with Boxwood parts

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Maker’s stencil on inside of drive-wheel rim

Maker’s stencil on inside of drive-wheel rim of a row wheel

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Row wheel in the collection of North Grenville Historical Society

Row wheel in the collection of North Grenville Historical Society

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“Iowa Spinner”

Tabletop spinner marked “Rullman and Barker, Iowa Spinner.”

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Gauthier wheel front view

Gauthier wheel, unfolded, front view

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Folded wheel

Gauthier wheel in folded position

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“Muffler strap” tension mechanism

“Muffler strap” tension mechanism on a spinning wheel made by Charles Regeimbal

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With the lid lifted up

Papier-mâché spinning wheel in cabinet with the lid lifted up

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Open ready to spin

Papier-mâché spinning wheel with cabinet open, ready to spin

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"A. WEBSTER" single wheel with double treadle

Spinning wheel marked “A. WEBSTER” with a single wheel and double treadle

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Pierce winder

Four-armed wooden yarn winder marked BENJ. PIERCE

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Great wheel from Culpeper, VA

Great wheel from Culpeper, VA; very slanted base / table, dark wood.

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Great wheel marked "P WOOD"

Great wheel marked “P WOOD”

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Incomplete great wheel marked "TILDEN"

Incomplete great wheel (missing drive band, spindle, spindle head, etc.) marked “TILDEN”

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Nora’s "S. MORISON" great wheel

Nora’s “S. MORISON” great wheel

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"S. MORISON" stamps on Nora’s wheel

“S. MORISON” stamps on Nora’s wheel

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Different style and arrangement of stamps

Different style and arrangement of “S. MORISON” stamps