If you have specific requirements regarding brand or colour etc., send me an email.I also have a few pairs in larger sizes, at £14 - email for details.Quick Tips for Dating Vintage Here are some quick, easy-to-remember tips. Center-back dress zippers – seen occasionally in the 1940s and early 1950s, but generally later 1950s and 1960s and in most dresses since the 1970s.
Alcala raped and strangled Crilley, a 23-year-old TWA flight attendant, inside her Upper East Side apartment in 1971.The first overlock machine (serger) was patented by the Merrow Machine Company in 1889.Some still call all overlock stitches “merrow,” but only a 2- and 3-thread overlock is actually a merrow stitch.The modern metal zipper was invented in 1914 and used in galoshes and bags until 1927, after which they were also used in men’s trousers. Machines were not in common use for civilian garments until after 1845.They were not common in women’s dresses until the late 1930s. Machine chain stitch came first, followed by lockstitch. Hand-sewn and machine-sewn construction (as opposed to hand-sewn finishing) coexisted for years – until the 1880s, if not later.These sort of things are all over the place on ebay – there is a big market in old (unused) stockings!Of course since they are in pristine condition you could always wear them…She tells me I am brave wearing skirts and dresses all the time with high heels and nylons, showing off my thin legs.Her legs look great, having not lost much muscle tone due to her regular exercises and therapy.There are lots of brands, from Aristoc to Bear Brand, Berkshire, Charnos, Pex and Wolsey, and I have both flat knit and non-run mesh stockings.Lucky Dip (branded) fully fashioned (seamed) stockings: £8.50Lucky Dip (unbranded) fully fashioned stockings: £5Postage is £1.80 to UK and £8 signed-for / £3 regular airmail international.