Goose iron

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Date:1907 - 1940 (c.)

Description:A tailor's goose iron from Bert Wheeldon's tailor's shop, Abbots Bromley, Staffordshire. Made by J. & J. Siddons of West Bromwich and marked 'Size 8'. Tailor's irons such as this solid iron are extra heavy and generally weigh between 16 and 22 pounds.


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Donor ref:78.083.0020 (37/25055)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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