2 Antique Sterling Silver Thimbles * American Unsigned * Circa 1880-90
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2 Antique Sterling Silver Thimbles * American Unsigned * Circa 1880-90:
2 Antique Sterling Silver Thimbles
American * Circa 1880-90These 2 band thimbles are both American and both test sterling silver. One has chased and bright cut designs on both bands with beaded borders. The size (8) is on the band. The upper band is engraved with script initials (M.McK). It is in excellent condition, crisp and in round with no holes or other damage.
The second thimble has a sunflower type design with beaded borders on the lower band. It is a size 9 and the narrow top band is engraved with a monogram (KAG). It is in nice condition with no holes or other damage.A very similar thimble is shown on p. 49 (plate 62) of Gay Ann Rogers' book American Silver Thimbles. Neither thimble has a maker's mark.
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