May 21st, 2013 World Day for Cultural Diversity May 22nd, 2013 World Biological Diversity Day May 22nd, 2013 National Maritime Day May 25th, 2013 African Liberation Day May 26th, 2013 Trinity Sunday May 27th, 2013 Jefferson Davis Birthday May 27th, 2013 Memorial Day May 29th, 2013 International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers May 30th, 2013 Corpus Christi May 31st, 2013 World No Tobacco Day June 1st, 2013 Statehood Day June 3rd, 2013 Jefferson Davis Birthday June 4th, 2013 World Day for Child Victims of Aggression June 5th, 2013 World Environment Day June 6th, 2013 Isra and Mi'raj June 8th, 2013 World Oceans Day June 11th, 2013 Kamehameha Day June 12th, 2013 World Day Against Child Labour June 14th, 2013 World Blood Donor Day June 14th, 2013 Flag Day June 16th, 2013 Father's Day June 17th, 2013 Bunker Hill Day June 17th, 2013 World Day to Combat Desertification June 19th, 2013 Juneteenth June 20th, 2013 World Refugee Day June 20th, 2013 West Virginia Day June 21st, 2013 June Solstice
Antique English Gilded Sterling Silver Filigree Thimble * Circa 1800 For Sale
Sterling Silver Filigree Thimble
* Circa 1800
lacy thimble is solid
sterling silver (tested) and
of delicate filigree. It's English and dates to the late 18th or early
19th century. It's a tall thimble and about an
American size 7 (opening
is 14.25 mm in diameter). It has been lightly gilded. Usually these
have no marks at all, but this one has the maker's mark "SM" stamped
inside the top. This mark belonged to Samuel Marshall, of 23 Castle
Street, High Holborn (London). He registered the mark in 1799.
condition is excellent with no loss of filigree and it has no dents or
holes in the top section.
cartouche on the front is not inscribed.
Nerylla Taunton shows this thimble on p. 93 of her book Antique
Needlework Tools and Embroideries.
I stand behind
everything that I offer and guarantee that it is exactly as
Full Insurance is included in the low shipping price for all of my
Click on the button below
for the details.
Illustrated newsletters available on Antique Sewing Tools **
you would like to be on my mailing list and receive the newsletters,
email me at cmmeacham on AOL or visit my Elegantarts website to
me securely with any major credit card through PayPal!
This item has been shown 201 times.
Antique English Gilded Sterling Silver Filigree Thimble * Circa 1800: $355