Antique Mauchline Ware Thimble Case & Thimble * Isle Of Man Scene * Circa 1880s For Sale
Mauchline Ware Thimble Case & Thimble
Scottish * Isle
of Man Scene * Circa
little Mauchline ware slant top thimble box holds a nickel silver
in the velvet lined interior. The thimble was made by
Charles Iles Co. and has their three thimble trademark. The
top has some small needle holes, but the unusual design is crisp and
the overall condition is good. It is
an American size 9.
The top of
the box has a transfer print of
"Kirk Braddan, Isle of Man", an island off the coast of England. The
was made of sycamore wood by
W. & A. Smith Co
in Mauchline Scotland.
condition is excellent with no damage and
the varnish is intact. One side has a little knot, but it's not damage
and the varnish over it is perfect. The hinge is original and strong.
1 1/2" deep, 1" wide and 1 3/8" tall. It
closes well with a flip up brass C clasp. One like this is
shown on p. 125 of Thimbles
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Antique Mauchline Ware Thimble Case & Thimble * Isle Of Man Scene * Circa 1880s: $68