"The Golden Rule" sewing pattern book in original box with original measuring tape. Publisher, author, editor: Verlag Lutterloh from Lindau, Lake of Constance. Exquisite full-color and black-and-white illustrations. Beautiful red hardcover with gold stamping. Flyleaf is stamped with "Interna Organization" and a Miami Beach, FL address.
The packaging for the measuring tape is printed with "Interna Organisation" and an address in Melbourne, Australia. This book has been preserved in mint condition in its original box. No wear and tear whatsoever on cover or binding. Binding is not even cracked.
Pages are not yellowed with age. No pages are dog-eared or wrinkled. Half of one page (#123) has been carefully cut out and preserved along with the original measuring tape on a board. The book's box has some minor recent damage from painter's tape but is otherwise in pristine condition. This book belonged to my grandmother, an excellent seamstress, in San Diego, CA.
Her name is handwritten on the inside of the book's front cover. This book is a rare find in museum-quality condition. It will appeal to serious book collectors, collectors of vintage sewing materials, and fashion historians. The item "THE GOLDEN RULE Lutterloh Vintage Sewing Pattern Book with Accessories" is in sale since Wednesday, December 27, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible".The seller is "candi-tiern" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped to United States.