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Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks

Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks
Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks
Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks
Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks
Fabulous 19th C Hand-made Women’s Socks

I know that, over the years I've been buying and selling such dry goods, I sometimes will single out a pair of socks or stockings and exclaim how "they are the best I've ever seen" and, at that time, they appear to be. So, just when I thought I couldn't have my heart skip a beat yet again, I came across this fabulous and simply wondrous pair!

Entirely hand-knit out of natural and red cotton yarns, they measure 22 inches long by 6 inches wide with a toe to heel measurement of approx. 9 inches.

They are in excellent condition. I don't think they have ever been worn. They even have a bit of a finished scalloped edge at the top, which simply adds to their charm.

They date to the mid 19th C and are from Pennsylvania via a New England purchase.

After purchasing them, I was tempted to put them away until Christmas and offer them at that time but I just couldn't put them away.

Command your attention - they do. Either in a group.or alone, they can't be missed.

Price: SOLD


The items featured here are a small sampling of our inventory. If you are looking for a particular item, it may be in the shop so don't hesitate to contact me. Also, do check the photos under the "Shop & Shows" feature page, as you may spot an item in one of them that speaks to your collecting sensibility.

Also, don't hesitate to ask for more photos of a piece..Or ask as many questions as you like about it.


Terms and Conditions of Sale:

Personal checks, money orders, cashiers checks. Personal checks require a 7 business day bank clearance period. Unless prior arrangements have been made, payment must be received within 7 days or item will be re-offered for sale.

I guarantee all items to be as described. I try to be as thorough and meticulous in my descriptions as possible, and will gladly send additional photos as well as answer any questions about a piece in order to avoid return of merchandise.

In the event there is a discrepancy with respect to an item's representation, I must be notified within 48 hours of receipt of the piece. Upon notification, and my approval, the item must be returned within 7 days in the condition it was received in order to receive a refund less shipping and insurance.

Taxes:
Pennsylvania residents must pay 6% sales tax unless they possess a valid resale number.

Shipping and Handling:
Purchaser is responsible for all shipping, handling and insurance costs. I ship via the best and lowest priced carrier for the piece. Pickup of items at The Black Angus in Adamstown, Pennsylvania is a possibility depending on circumstances.

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