Gold Band Thimble Aofi Germany Tcc For Sale
This Gold Band thimble was made by AOFI Porzellan, Germany forthe Thimble collectors Club in 1991.
It is decorated with a band of 24 kt gold that has been burnished and polished to create an intricate pattern featuring a band of roses; the top is embossed with a pattern of a flower.
It is stamped inside, in black, with the makers mark being ">>AOFI<< Porzellan Germany.
It measuresvery approximately 26mm high x 21mm base diameter.
It has been hard to capture in the photo but there are some small spots of lost gold andsome rub and other surface marks on the gilding that you may be able to see better with your own picture editor; the thimble is not chipped or cracked.
Sorry, nomakers box orcertificate.
I have described and pictured the thimble honestly and the best I can - as you can see, despite the wear, this is still a stunning item.
If you have any doubts or questions, please ask before offerding and I will be happy to help.
I am totally honest about my charges and do not inflate my p&p rates to compensate for my realistic starting prices.
I also offer a generous postal discount for multiple purchases but this is not applied automatically so if you are buying more than one thimble from me, PLEASE, do not pay for your items individually, instead, wait for my invoice which will combine your purchases and apply the discount.
Postage and packing charges are as follows:-
UK - Royal Mail's 1st/2nd Class small parcel weight band starts at 0-1kg and costs £3.00/£2.60 - this will cover the cost of posting up to 30 thimbles! Just make your choice when you check out.
Europe - up to 3 thimbles £3.00; up to 10 £3.50; up to 20 £4.95.
Zone 2 (Australia & New Zealand) - up to 3 thimbles £3.50; up to 10 £4.70; up to 20 £7.55.
Zone 1 (rest of the world) - up to 3 thimbles £3.50; up to 10 £4.50; up to 20 £7.55.
All buyers - if you buy more I will pack, weigh and charge you the appropriate Royal Mail rate.
There may be a modest difference between what I charge and the actual postage cost and this is to go toward's my expenses.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING INSURANCE -Royal Mail’s new rules for 2013 means that in the event of any mishap the above rates now provide compensation of up to £20 only. If you wish to increase this I can post by Confirmed/Signed For Delivery if you pay the additional cost - if want this option please check the amount with me before paying.
I cannot be held responsible for items lost or damaged in the post but I always obtain a certificate of posting and will help where I can. If I have to make a claim from the Post Office on your behalf you will be reimbursed with what I receive from them.
OVERSEAS - PAYPAL ONLY in sterling please.
Returns willbe accepted if the item is incorrectly described, which I have tried to do accurately. But, I am human and do make mistakes so if I have got it wrong please contact me before leaving response so that I can put things right - this may be by way of a replacement or a refund.
Good luck with your offerding - thank you for looking.
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