Another treasure: Nagy spinning wheel

About once a year I get on Craig’s list and look up spinning wheels. I did that in 2012 and there it was: the Schacht wheel I had been hoping for. This time, right in front of my eyes was an ad for a Nagy wheel. Made in New Zealand of rare Kauri wood, I had been interested in one like this since visiting the Kauri forest and museum on the North Island of New Zealand in 2009. It needed some work, having worn out the leather bearings inside the bobbins, but I could not resist.

New Zealand made Nagy spinning wheel, 1972 vintage

New Zealand made Nagy spinning wheel, 1972 vintage

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