Extensive Antique French Silver Sewing Set /scissors/thimble/needle Case * C1900 For Sale
Silver Sewing Set
* Circa 1900
This set of
French silver sewing tools is unusually extensive. The silver tools
include two pairs of scissors,
a thimble, needlecase, stiletto, crochet hook and bodkin. All are
marked with the French boar's head
hallmarks used in Paris for 800/1000 pure silver. A scrolling
floral design is on all of the tools (except the bodkin) and I think
the tools are original to the case.
silver on all of the tools is in
excellent condition with no dents or damage. Both pairs of scissors
tight blades, intact points and cut beautifully to the tips. Because of
this, it would be a great set to actually use. The thimble has no holes
or repairs and it's about an
American size 8 (15 mm diameter opening). The
well with a flip down brass
it has strong hinges.The
interior is lined with the original
purple velvet. It measures
7 1/2" by 4".Postage
includes Registered shipping for non US addresses and insured shipping
within the US.
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On Jul-06-13 at 06:20:25 PDT, seller added the following information:
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Extensive Antique French Silver Sewing Set /scissors/thimble/needle Case * C1900: $636