Re: [h-cost] Non destructive testing for wool/synthetic

2016-08-19 Thread Rebecca Tonkin
If you know somebody who is allergic to wool - and they are willing - they could hold it and see if it triggers a reaction. Otherwise, microscope. You can buy pretty good microscopes these days, including some that plug into a computer via USB so you can capture images. Wool is scaly like hair,

[h-cost] Vintage wedding dress

2010-10-12 Thread Rebecca Tonkin
Hi All: My great-aunt recently unearthed an old wedding dress from 1935. It is apparently (I haven't seen it) in good condition. My question is, does such a dress have any value? and if so, where would be best to enquire about selling it? I live in Australia. Thanks for any help, Rebecca