Vintage Sterling Silver Queen Elizabeth Ii Coronation Thimble * Hallmarked 1952
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Vintage Sterling Silver Queen Elizabeth Ii Coronation Thimble * Hallmarked 1952:
Vintage Sterling Silver QEII Coronation Thimble
English * Hallmarked 1952
This well known sterling thimble was issued to commemorate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1952. The band has English sterling hallmarks for Birmingham 1952 with the maker's mark for Henry Griffith & Sons. A crown and E R are embossed over a grosgrain ground on the band.
The top and
sides have daisy knurling and it's
about an American size 9 (16 mm diameter opening). It's
in excellent condition with no holes, wear or other damage. One
like this is
shown on p. 163 of Bridget McConnel's book The Story of the Thimble.
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