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1973 Westminster Abbey / Royal Wedding Solid Silver Thimble, James Swann, Hm Bir For Sale
This is a fine, and
relatively rare, solid silver thimble made by James Swann and Son of Hylton Street, Birmingham.
It was first issued in 1973 by Westminster
Abbey to commemorate the wedding of Princess Anne to Captain Mark Phillips on
14th November of that year. The thimble has traditional punched dot
/ honeycomb decoration to the top and upper part of the shaft but below this is
a magnificent, cast and applied border featuring a representation of Westminster Abbey and the coat of Arms of Westminster Abbey with two
English roses/leaves between them. Finally, there is a plain, contrasting band
at the rim which carries the hallmarks.
The maker’s mark is JS&S
is good and clear, however, the hallmarks are very rubbed. The Anchor assay
mark for Birmingham
is discernible and from the shape of the stamp around it, dates the thimble to
the 1973 rather than 1992, when it was apparently re-issued for Princess Ann’s
second wedding to Commander Timothy Laurence. The size marked is 5.
Now 40 years old, this is an
unusual and genuine quality item for collectors of thimbles or articles related
Excellent. There are no holes, dents or splits and
the base is circular.
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1973 Westminster Abbey / Royal Wedding Solid Silver Thimble, James Swann, Hm Bir: $33