safety pins

The common safety pin is made in 5 sizes, with the following lengths:

Size Length,
inches
#00 ¾
#0 7/8
#1 1/16
#2
#3 2

Size 2½ is no longer made. Blanket pins are now 3 inches long, though they were 4 inches long in the 1890s.

Montgomery Ward 1895

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