A gilt brass needle packet case called 'Louise' and titled ' New Patent Folding Needle Case'. It is named after one of Queen Victoria's daughters and patented in 1873. It is a known design used by several needle packet retailers.
This example is stamped 'H. Milward & Sons Patentees Redditch'.
In super condition- bright gilt on the outside but with some spotting on the inside.
9 x 4.5 cm
Stock no. JB36