Historical information

Bacchus Marsh had a prestige Hosiery Factory for a short time approximately 1945/1950. Not known where this pair were made but possibly bought at Shepards shop (written on box).


An example of local history, factory and shop.

Physical description

Cream cardboard box containing one pair of used nylon stockings, light brown with a seam on back. One stocking has a ladder and is mended with nail varnish. Re-inforced foot.

Inscriptions & markings

Side of box-T5 Denier nylons "enchantment 10"
Top of box-"Prestige- Parallels" Ultra Sheer Nylons/ Shepards Bacchus Marsh WA/A