Constantine & Floyd Sterling Silver Thimble & Jeweller's Case, Chester 1897 For Sale
Constantine & Floyd Sterling Silver Thimble
and Jeweller's Case, Chester 1897
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Victorian sterling silver thimble which has the maker or sponsors' mark CE&FD mark for Birmingham silversmiths Albert Constantine & William Henry Floyd trading as Constantine & Floyd Ltd formerly of 14 Regent Place, Birmingham. As the thimble bears the Charles Horner 'Louise' pattern Registered Design Number RD. 127211 (registered by Charles Horner on June 18, 1889) it was clearly made by Charles Horner for Constantine & Floyd Ltd.
'Louise' (or interlocking asterisks) pattern top over a border of roses (a pattern described by Charles Horner as 'stamped') and flat rim. Hallmarked on the rim: CE&FD (for Constantine & Floyd), the lion passant for sterling silver, the Chester (town shield) Assay Office mark and the date letter upper case "0" for 1897. In excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Height approx. 2.6 cm; internal base diameter approx 1.6 cm; weight 9.2 grams.
Comes complete with jeweller's shaped brown leather thimble case with metal hinge and hook and eye catch. Lined with pale blue silk and dark blue velvet. Some scuffing and fine cracks to the leather covering.
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