Tins, gramophone needle; J Stead & Co Ltd; [?]; CT77.207e

Name/Title

Tins, gramophone needle

About this object

Gramophone needle tins; two tins of Songster Needles for playing gramophone records. The tins are printed in blue and gold with 'Songster Needles' and an image of a bird sitting, singing on a branch. Both tins still contain needles. These were manufactured in Sheffield, England by J Stead and Co Ltd.

Maker

J Stead & Co Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

Europe, United Kingdom, England, South Yorkshire, Sheffield

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal;
processed material, paper.

Inscription and Marks

Printed on the lid of tin 1: '200 / MEDIUM / TONE / SONGSTER / REG / NEEDLES / USE ONCE ONLY / SHEFFIELD MANUFACTURE' and on the lid of tin 2: 'AVERAGE QUANTITY / 200 / SOFT / TONE / SONGSTER / REG / NEEDLES / USE ONCE ONLY / SHEFFIELD MANUFACTURE'

Measurements

h 12mm x l 49mm x w 36mm

Subject and Association Keywords

music

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

Container

Object number

CT77.207e

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved