This great sewing pressing iron tool was made for crimping ruffles and pleats into the fabric of collars, cuffs and other assorted garments. A style for home sewing or one for a hired seamstress Made by the American Machine Co., Philadelphia, Pa., the fluter was Pat'd Nov. 2, 1875. The condition of the fluter is very choice with little wear to the black japanned painted surface. Even the wear of the gold leafing trim is minimal. Two sizes of brass rollers. The top roller is 5-1/4" long. The bottom roller is 6-1/4" long. Wooden crank handle to turn the rollers. Working leaver on the base to raise and lower the rollers. At the end of each roller a heating rod would have been inserted to heat the rollers. No heating rods were found with it.
Size of the fluting iron is 11-1/2"long, including the length of the handle. Base only is 7-1/2" long x 4-1/2" wide x 5" tall.
This item will be shipped priority flat rate shipping for $14.65 anywhere in the USA only.
International shipping is available. Please ask for price. Weight of this item is 4-1/2 lbs.