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LOVELY RARE ANTIQUE c1890 SOLID SILVER & ROSE GOLD SEWING THIMBLE IN ORIG CASE



LOVELY RARE ANTIQUE c1890 SOLID SILVER & ROSE GOLD SEWING THIMBLE IN ORIG CASE

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Please bid with total confidence, we only deal in antique solid silver items and please check out our feedback if you have not bought with us before. POSTAGE : UK £4.50 1ST CLASS SIGNED FOR POST, 6.95 NEXT DAY SPECIAL DELIVERY, WORLDWIDE £9.95 EUROPE £9.95 INT TRACKABLE AIRSURE. Description A beautiful rare antique 19th Century solid silver & rose gold sewing thimble, in excellent clean condition and housed in its original burgundy leather fitted box. Lovely quality genuine 120 year old silver example, (definitely not silver-plate or a modern re-production), probably French in origin, with a fine fully gilt-lined interior and has decorative embossed floral banding around the base. The brass "hook and eye" lid catch on the box works perfectly and there are no added personal engraved inscriptions or monograms. Direct from a private estate. Measurements The thimble measures approx. 0.95 inches (23mm) in height and is 0.7 inches (18mm) in diameter. Date Antique 19th Century solid silver, most probably French in origin, has a small silver hallmark stamp on the side, possibly a tiny insect stamp. 100% guaranteed antique solid silver and dating from around 1880-1890. Condition Excellent clean condition, no splits or cracks to the silver, no solder repairs, definitely no wear holes and no nasty knocks or dents, a very nice silver thimble, looks only little used. The interior gilding is original and looks virtually pristine and the burgundy leather fitted case is also original and in excellent condition and is complete with its interior velvet and silk lining. Superb genuine antique example with no added personal engraved monograms. Beautiful rare English antique solid silver & rose gold gilded sewing thimble in original box. Shipping and packing rates UK £4.50 (1st class signed for post), (£6.95) next day special delivery) Worldwide: £9.95 (Airsure - if applicable) Europe: £9.95 (Airsure - if applicable) All items purchased usually dispatched within 24 hours following cleared payment. Payment details Please wait until an invoice has been sent if you are unsure of total costs. We accept cheques, paypal, bank transfers & UK postal orders. Payments must usually be received within 3 days after the end of sale. Items over £100 will only be sent by trackable methods, ie, special delivery, Airsure, datapost. We only sell genuine antiques and solid silver items and strongly recommend trackable posting. Thank you