Rare Solid Silver Thimble Commemorating Royal Wedding Of Charles & Diana 1981 For Sale
SILVER, CASED, DECORATIVE THIMBLE – IN COMMEMORATION OF THE ROYAL WEDDING OF
CHARLES AND DIANA IN JULY 1981
A beautiful and highly decorative thimble made of solid silver to
commemorate the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer on July
29th 1981 in St Paul’s Cathedral.
It is cased in a presentation box.
Around the thimble are two sets of embossed, interlinked letters of the
initials “C” for Charles and “D” for Diana.
These are interspersed by two embossed sets of three plumed feathers on
a crown – the symbol for the Prince of Wales.
The entire piece is set against a background pattern of engine-turned
The bottom of the thimble is encircled with the words “THE PRINCE AND
PRINCESS OF WALES JULY 1981”.
The base of the thimble carries the clear hallmarks of solid silver
English silver from the Birmingham Assay Office. These are:
the letters for the makers “A Ltd” in two concentric circles; the anchor
mark to show that the silver was assayed in Birmingham; the lion passant
denoting solid English silver; the letter “g” in a square for the year 1981.
The lovely piece stands at 2.8cm (1.1 inches) in height and 2.2cm (0.9
inches) in diameter. It weighs
The condition is excellent – there are no holes, dents or splits and
the base is circular. The thimble has
clearly never been used and has been sitting in a box for the last 32
years! The presentation box is in very
good condition - only worn commensurate with age.
detailed, rare piece of royal history that is an absolute must for many different
types of collector – thimbles, quality Royal Family memorabilia or Diana,
Princess of Wales. Another regal, solid
silver thimble to add to your collection in the year of Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond
Jubilee Coronation anniversary year!
out the other rare, royal, solid silver thimble in commemoration of the
Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 we have listed at the moment. Hurry – it finishes tomorrow Friday 7th
June at 20:59!
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