Osborne needles and pins have long been considered a standard for fine quality. Experience and efficiency in the art of needle making for over one hundred and eighty five years have produced the dependable tools well known throughout the trade as Osborne Needles and Pins
The uniform quality of our needles and pins is carefully maintained by the consistent efforts of the skillful crafts people who make them.
Quotation for special needles available upon request.
Osborne needles are gauged by the Standard Wire Gauge as the table illustrates. The gauge sizes are also listed into thousandths of an inch and millimeter sizes.
Curved needles are listed according to length (overall) from eye to point. The bottom lines in the following table of measurments also gives the shortest distance (across) from eye to point.
|2||2 ½||3||3 ½||4||5||6||7||8||9||10||inches over all|
|1 ½||1 ¾||2||2 ⅜||2 ¾||3 ⅜||4||4 ¾||5 ¼||6||6 ¾||inches across|
|English Gauge||Decimal Equiv. (inch)||Decimal Equiv. (mm)|