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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 164

    A gold and tortoiseshell Piercys Patent thimble

    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820

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    A gold and tortoiseshell Piercys Patent thimble
    ENGLISH, CIRCA 1820
    With gold top and rim, the sides with applied gold crown above a scroll engraved, "Piercys Patent", and a rectangular vacant cartouche within a floral and foliate border -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.)


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