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Bookbinders No 18, John James (genuine) original, sharp bookbinding needle

Bookbinders No 18, John James (genuine) original, sharp bookbinding needle
£2.50 10 Available
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This is your standard pointy bookbinding needle. It works very well with the standard range of bookbinding threads. In the photo you see it with a 4-ply waxed NeL 18/4 thread. The manufacturer recommends them from 25/3 (plus) thread size.

If ordering a whole packet of 25 you'll receive the original packaging.
If ordering individual needles, I'll take them out and pin them to a piece of (waste) paper.

Note that I also sell other needles suitable for bookbinding. Have a look here:


John James 'are considered world wide as the best quality needles.

Shipping & delivery

This item will be posted to you by Büchertiger Supplies within 3 days of receiving payment.

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United Kingdom £0.00 £0.00

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