Late nineteenth / early twentieth century German 800 silver thimble with with plain knurled top over a decorative border consisting of leaves and berries intertwined with a ribbon on a finely reeded background. Ornate turn over rim. The 800 silver mark in the the knurling is indistinct. Eight point star on the crown - the characteristic mark used by the Gebrüder Gabler (Gabler Brothers of Schorndorf, Germany). Evidence of gilding on the inside and some on the outside. In excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Height approx. 2.3 cm; internal base diameter approx 1.6 cm; weight 3.7 grams.
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