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60 Minute Pirate Bobbin Hourglass


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As the Victorian cotton and woolen mills closed throughout the industrial North of England and Scotland over the last 40 years the antique wooden bobbins and shuttles left behind have been transformed into original wooden items.

These unique gifts stand the test of time and will conjure up for decades to come their past, each and every time they are viewed or handled.

This bobbin sand timer has a ribbed edge and pewter accents.Each timer has a cotton sticker placed on its base. These stickers were made in New York in 1917 and found in cupboard in an abandoned sewing thread factory in Leek, Derbyshire.

As with all antique and hand-made items, the colors and decorations vary slightly. We consider this to be a special part of their history and character.

Hourglass Sand Timer Engraving Available   Engraving available - see ideas - request quote 


  • 6"D x 13"H (approx)
  • 60 minute timer
  • Black or natural sand
  • Assembled when ordered, usually ships within 2-4 days

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Based on 5 reviews
David m.

Classical........... Great conversation piece.

Brooke L.
Highly Recommend

The glass holding the sand broke in transit. They were quick to send a replacement and helped walk me through the insertion of the glass piece. It is beautiful.

Jessica L.
Pirate Bobbin 60 minute hourglass

This turned out AMAZING! Ordered this for my husband completing his Doctor of Education. It arrived on-time, was packaged very securely and the customized laser engraving was spot on. It is absolutely beautiful! This was a symbolization of all the hours he put into this journey. I cannot say enough about this - it is PERFECT.

Kelly A.
60,Minute Pirate Bobbin

Bought this for my husband for Father’s Day, it’s absolutely perfect! Can’t beat the quality of the hourglass or the customer service! Thank you just hourglasses!!

Brenda R.
Love this!

Love this. So special. Got this for my husband for our anniversary. Very meaningful gift.

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