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Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Steel Top Thimble, Ca. 1820 For Sale
Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Steel Top Thimble, ca. 1820
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Antique early 19th century (ca. 1820) sterling silver thimble with protective steel crown. Plain knurled top and body over a decorative foliage and prick dot border. Cartouche engraved with the initials S.E. Not hallmarked as is usual for thimbles of the era but tests as sterling. Not perfectly round at the opening but free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. A nice example of this type of thimble. Height approx. 2.7 cm; internal base diameter approx. 1.6 cm; weight 5.3 grams.
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PAYMENT: I prefer payment by Paypal and I accept only Paypal payments from overseas (Non-UK) winning buyers. UK buyers may pay by cheque or postal order. Payment or notification of intended payment is expected at the close of the sale.
SHIPPING UK: Royal Mail First Class Recorded: £3.50; Special Delivery £6.50. Overseas / Non-UK: Standard Airmail: £3.50. Royal Mail Signed For £9.00 I am happy to combine costs for multiple purchases within the same week. You will pay only one shipping charge. Items will be dispatched as soon as possible after receipt of payment - often within 24 hours.
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Antique Georgian Sterling Silver Steel Top Thimble, Ca. 1820: $86