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    Sale 5443

    Thimbles & Needlework Accessories

    30 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 63

    Three tortoiseshell thimbles

    PROBABLY ENGLISH, MID TO LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Three tortoiseshell thimbles
    PROBABLY ENGLISH, MID TO LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY
    Each with applied white or yellow metal rims -- 1 in. (2.5 cm.) and smaller; a wooden thimble, the tip with applied silver coin; and a horn and ivory silver-mounted thimble (5)


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