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Leclerc Nilart Loom

The Multiple Harness Nilus (MHN) (bottom right) appears to be the predecessor of the Nilart Loom made from the late 1950’s – 1985 by Leclerc.  Its 1957 manual sates: It is constructed the same was as the 4 harness ‘Nilus’ loom except for the mechanism which is different because of the high number of harnesses.  At the time a 45″, 12 harness MHN cost $260…or $2,274 in 2017’s buying power.