A History of Thimbles

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Cornwall Books, Jan 1, 1985 - House & Home - 253 pages
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Contents

Preface
11
Thimbles in Germany
24
Thimbles in England
37
Copyright

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advertising thimbles alloy Altena aluminum bakelite base metal Bilston Birmingham bles bog oak bone Boston News-Letter brass thimbles Britain Britannia metal British Empire Exhibition bronze carat casein celluloid cellulose acetate chalcedony Charles Horner Charles Iles chatelaine chrysoprase circa cloisonne collectors Colonial Williamsburg Foundation color commemorative Copenhagen copper Corinth Cuming Museum cupronickel decorated Dorcas thimbles early Edwin Lowe eighteenth century enamel enamel thimbles England English engraved factory filigree finger guards finger ring France French Gebriider Gabler German silver German thimbles gilding glass gold thimbles gutta-percha hallmark Height Hemer Henry Griffith Hispano-Moresque Idar-Oberstein indentations inscribed iron Iserlohn ivory thimbles James Fenton James Swann James Usher James Woodforde Joseph Richardson Ketcham Klamath Reservation known knurling lathe latten latter Leamington Spa leather Little Patty London maker's mark makers mark marked Royal Meissen metal thimbles mold mother-of-pearl Museum needle needlework nickel silver nickel thimbles niello nineteenth century Nuremberg obvi Palais du Louvre Parkesine patent Pforzheim plain plastic thimbles polystyrene porcelain thimbles Prince's metal Private collection produced Queen Queen Elizabeth II Queen Wilhelmina ring-type round Royal Royal Crown Derby Royal Worcester Sears Roebuck Second World War sewing rings shagreen silver thimbles silversmiths sold souvenir thimbles Spa town Spain steel thimbles steel top sterling silver Stoke-on-Trent stone top thim thimble manufacturers thimble shapes thimble-makers Thomas Occleve tion trade transferware Tunbridge type of thimble vegetable ivory Victorian era Worcester

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