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Pretty Henry Griffith & Sons Sterling Silver Thimble, Chester 1897 For Sale
Pretty Henry Griffith & Sons Sterling Silver Thimble, Chester 1897
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Small Victorian sterling silver thimble with unusual engraved mixed pattern top consisting of diamond shapes within a larger diamond alternating with daisies. Highlighted with diagonal lines of dots. Made by Henry Griffith & Sons of 131 Warstone Lane, Birmingham (their address in 1897).
Hallmarked on the flat turn over 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 "O" for 1897. The thimble is in excellent condition - in round and free of holes, dents, damage and repairs. Nice crisp detail. It looks unused. Height approx. 2 cm; internal base diameter approx. 1.4 cm; weight 4.6 grams.
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PAYMENT: I prefer payment by Paypal and I accept only Paypal payments from overseas (Non-UK) winning buyers. UK buyers may pay by cheque or postal order. Payment or notification of intended payment is expected at the close of the sale.
SHIPPING UK: Royal Mail First Class Recorded: £3.50; Special Delivery £6.50. Overseas / Non-UK: Standard Airmail: £3.50. Royal Mail Signed For £9.00 I am happy to combine costs for multiple purchases within the same week. You will pay only one shipping charge. Items will be dispatched as soon as possible after receipt of payment - often within 24 hours.
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