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I purchased this wheel that appears as if it was originally a spinning wheel converted by a weaver to a pirn (?J winder.
I wonder if the distaff wasn’t dismantled used as the support for the maidens as it appears too long for a traditional flyer and bobbin now a bobbin winder? I replaced the leather on the treadle and it does spin.

Strangest thing I have ever seen
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