30 October 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 812
Estimate GBP 450 - GBP 500
A German silver ovoid thimble holder
GABLER, CIRCA 1920
The holder guilloche enamelled in light blue highlighted with roses, unscrewing to reveal a silver thimble with similarly enamelled border -- length of holder 1½ in. (3.6 cm.); and a further ovoid blue guilloche enamelled thimble holder hinged to reveal a silver-gilt thimble, the border similarly enamelled and a cotton bobbin and needlecase, London import marks for 1953 -- 1 5/8 in. (3.9 cm.) (2)
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