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This is a stunning thimble in wonderful condition, there are no punctures and it is not out of round. There is a nice weight to the thimble. It is hallmarked in the apex with the Simons Brothers mark and 14K. It comes in the original cloth covered presentation case. This case was once covered with a deep blue velvet, this has worn away with time. Inside the case is lined with velvet and silk. Simons Bros of Philadelphia, PA was started 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.