SOLD! for $348.00.
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Collection of antique sewing notions related to thimbles and thread. Includes five 10K, gold plated and gold filled thimbles (1 with engraved cabin and mountain season, marked only with S in shield for Simons Bros.); 1 thimble marked Sterling; swirled art glass thimble; hinged brass box with pincushion top marked on base W. Avery & Son Redditch; brass mounted and hinged mother of pearl or abalone shell thimble holder box with partial chain; blown glass thimble shaped ornament with hobnail or beaded clear glass top and cork stopper with gold paint "Remember Me"; Clark's papier mache castle form thread holder; Chinese vegetable ivory thimble holder; 4 turned wood thimble holders; 1 red leather thimble case marked Gennison; 1 lithographed tin thimble and thread holder in the form of a travel bag marked Belmont Hotel and Annex, Madison Wisconsin; 1 brass and tin thimble and sewing case (possibly for soldier's or military use); 1 wicker basket style thimble holder; and 1 wall hanging sewing companion marked The Gem with arms for thimbles and thread plus a pincushion and mirror, with advertising on back for Wide Awake Agents. All dating from the 19th to early 20th century. 21 pcs total. Provenance: estate of Isabel Pesek, Ames, Iowa. Condition: Most items with some minor wear.