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Antique Windsor and Clifton Sewing Accessories Set (see pictures); includes cards for eyes and hooks as well as some snaps. Many are still attached to backing. The Windsor card reads, "Warranted Not to Rust...Patented on Aug 20th, 1901".
This item is of particular historical importance as it dates back to the early 20th century at least, and similar cardboard cards from Clifton can be found in museums. Thin, printed commercial cardboard card of CLIFTON No. 0 Invisible Eyes and Hooks, "WARRANTED NOT TO RUST". Although the card is not in outstanding condition, it is missing just 2 sets of its original stainless steel-finished, twenty-four hook and eye sets. The printing is only on one side, with a decorative margin, "No. 0" and red and gold lettering on a white background. The hook and eyes sets are stitched to the card in rows of three. Card measures 6.5 cm x 11.8 cm x 0.5 cm.
Everything seen in this photo is included.