Large Needle Tins & Box Sets

The majority of gramophone needle tins contained 200 needles.  Tins containing 500 and 1000 needles were made in smaller numbers and are correspondingly more difficult to find.  
 

Some tins which are marked as containing 2000 and 10,000 needles, such as the Piano and Peacock brands shown below, actually contained smaller tins each of 200 needles.  A good example of what that looked like can be seen with the WATT tin in the gallery.

The size of these tins provided more space on the lids for artwork so in many cases these tins had more detailed graphics and are therefore some of my favourite tins.

Pacific 1000
Pacific 1000
YAKUSIN Gramophone Needle Tin
YAKUSIN Gramophone Needle Tin
Hikooki 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
Hikooki 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
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Pet Horse 500
Pet Horse 500
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Indian 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
Indian 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
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1-1-5 Ring
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DSC_8962
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DSC_4934-001
Peacock 1000 Needle Tin
Peacock 1000 Needle Tin
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Queen 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
Queen 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
FRANKLIN 1000Gramophone Needle Tin
FRANKLIN 1000Gramophone Needle Tin
BEE 500 SIZE Gramophone Needle Tin
BEE 500 SIZE Gramophone Needle Tin
Service 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
Service 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
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Merchant Ship 1000 Box
Merchant Ship 1000 Box
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NATION 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
NATION 1000 Gramophone Needle Tin
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DSC_2177
2-3 Heroes 5000
2-3 Heroes 5000
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Peacock 1000
Peacock 1000
NAPOLEON 1000 Needle Tin
NAPOLEON 1000 Needle Tin
Napoleon 1000 Box Set Gramophone Needles
Napoleon 1000 Box Set Gramophone Needles
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