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Vernon history in pictures

Brother, it was a heckuva bargain 66 years ago
Thursday, June 13, happens to be International Sewing Day, so here's a picture of Vernon's Norman Harley with a new Brother sewing machine beauty in 1958. The price is $209, $40 off the regular price. (Museum and Archives of Vernon photo #22807)

Sewing fans of the North Okanagan, unite!

It's International Sewing Day, Thursday, June 13.

This week's photo from the Museum and Archives of Vernon shows Mr. Norman Harley in 1958 at the table of a beautiful new Brother sewing machine, built-in to a table.

The machine is marked down $40, and could have been had 66 years ago for $209.


Roger Knox

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