Victorian CAST IRON CONE THREAD STAND Chicken Top, Leaf - eBay (item 310053558778 end time May-29-08 20:20:06 PDT)
This cast iron cone thread stand is Victorian style with ornate leaf shapes circling the bottom, a leaf-embossed pedestal, and a small chicken topper. There's no maker's mark.
The spool pin is about 3 1/2 inches tall and will support any size spool or a cone of thread. You set the stand behind your sewing machine and run the cone thread up and over the chicken's back, then into your machine's thread guides.
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