Jones strait stitcher sewing machine, model HS-6, circa 1920s. Made at the Jones factory at Guide Bridge near Manchester, England.

Used at Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd, Richmond in the upstairs workroom.

Simpson's Gloves Pty Ltd was formed in 1924 and produced leather gloves and coats, handbags, helmets and associated leather goods. The company first operated in Smith Street, and subsequently Alexandra Parade, Collingwood, relocating to Victoria Street, Richmond in 1928, where it remained until 1988.

Physical Description

Painted black holds double cotton. Long flat base with gold scroll work. Straight stitcher, fitted into bench.

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