Boye Needle Company Product Display, circa 1925

Summary

Manufacturers frequently made display materials available to retailers to help encourage increased sales of the company's product. This Boye Needle Company product display not only displayed sewing machine needles, shuttles and bobbins in an attractive dispenser, but also included a chart to help determine the appropriate size accessory needed for different makes of sewing machines.

Manufacturers frequently made display materials available to retailers to help encourage increased sales of the company's product. This Boye Needle Company product display not only displayed sewing machine needles, shuttles and bobbins in an attractive dispenser, but also included a chart to help determine the appropriate size accessory needed for different makes of sewing machines.

Artifact

Display case

Date Made

circa 1925

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

34.351.2

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in

Diameter: 16 in

Inscriptions

Marked: BOYE BRAND NEEDLES, SHUTTLES AND BOBBINS FOR YOUR MACHINE / THE BOYE NEEDLE CO. / CHICAGO / PATENTED FEB. 17, 1925

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