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Antique Silver Thimble Holder and Simons Bros Sterling Silver Thimble with Gold Band

Measures:  2” tall

This thimble holder is in the shape of an apple or a strawberry, depending on which you prefer!  It doesn’t have any maker’s mark, but it does pass the silver test.  It weighs about 1 oz.  It is in excellent condition and comes with a Simons Bros sterling silver and gold thimble, size 9.

Simons Bros of Philadelphia, PA was founded in 1839 by George Washington Simons, at that time, they were manufacturers of gold and silver thimbles and pencil cases.  The company grew rapidly from there, expanding to include many gold and silver items including (!) tooth and ear picks, earrings and finger rings.  The 14k gold band on this thimble has a series of panels with every other one being decorated.  The thimble is not out of round, there are no punctures and the hallmark appears in the apex of the thimble. 


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