circa 1888 - circa 1918
330 mm (Length)561 mm (W)618 mm (Length)Order this image
Finch Foundry, Devon
Winding frame WIMBLE OR WHIMBLE used in the manufacture of rope. Box frame with recessed spindles with centre revolving fixed metal pointed shaft. Known colloquially as a Wink.
Transferred to the Trust from North Dartmoor Museums Association in 1994 - no OKMDL number but listed in transfer inventory as item number 1522 and described as a Wink.