Antique Purse Style Thimble Holder & Victorian Sterling Silver Thimble, 1896 For Sale
Antique Purse Style Thimble Holder and
Victorian Sterling Silver Thimble, 1896
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The Thimble Holder: Antique Victorian hinged rectangular purse or valise style thimble holder with white metal (plated brass) mounts and push type catch. Covered with a black leather and lined with red velvet. In excellent condition. Approx. 3.5 x 2.5 cm.
The Thimble: Victorian sterling silver thimble with plain knurled top over a mixed border consisting of half daisies and diamond shapes within larger diamonds highlighted with diagonal lines of dots. Made by Henry Griffith & Sons of 131 Warstone Lane, Birmingham (their address in 1896). Hallmarked in the border above the flat rim: 13 (the size), HG&S (for Henry Griffith & Sons), the lion passant for sterling silver, the Chester (town shield) Assay Office mark and the date letter upper case "N" for 1896. Also in excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Height approx. 2.4 cm; internal base diameter approx. 1.5 cm; weight 4.3 grams.
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