Ladybug Spinning Wheel: The serial number is on the back of the wheel, on a protruding oval piece of wood.
The serial number on a Ladybug is the date of assembly (mmddyy.)
Example: LB011408 171 = Ladybug spinning wheel built on January 14, 2008. 171 is the ID
Schacht Spindle Company, Inc. was founded during the back-to-earth movement of the late 1960's and its accompanying craft resurgence. Their first loom was a simple tapestry loom, a version which they still make today. Over nearly 50 years, Schacht has developed a broad range of high quality hand weaving and hand spinning tools, including their popular Cricket Loom and Ladybug Spinning wheel. Schacht’s mission is to create beautiful and well-designed products that enhance customers’ weaving and spinning experience through innovative problem solving, creative ideas, skilled woodworking and craftsmanship, and friendly, knowledgeable customer service. Schacht’s family owned business is located in Boulder, Colorado.