Spiers Glove Knitting Machine, J & D McGeorge Ltd., Dumfries

This steam powered machine produced gloves in the form of a long tube.  Originally worked by hand, these machines were rebuilt after World War II and later run by individual electric motors.   Fingers for the gloves were knitted on a table top machine, often by outworkers in their homes.
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overall height 6ft 3", overall width 720mm
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metal & copper alloy
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