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All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1930 item #733463
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Here is a most unusual silver thimble that came from a collector who had been busy for many years searching out unique designs. This intricate vintage thimble is done in 800 Silver and is decorated with 5 small pave` set red coral stones around it's rim. Delicate silver ribbons alternate with the coral. There is a flower pattern on the top of the thimble. Marked 800 on the outside. Stands 3/4" H and measures 5/8" across the base...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1940 item #733461
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Here is another unusual silver thimble that came from a collector who had been busy for many years searching out unique designs. This 1920's-30's era thimble is done in 935 Silver with charming painted enamel scenes in a band all the way around. The design is of windmills and boats on the water. Colors are Blue & White. Condition is excellent- could use a polish which I will leave to the discretion of the next owner. There is a flower motif on the thimble's top...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1900 item #724263
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Here is another gold thimble that came from a collector who had been busy for many years searching out unique designs. This Victorian Era Thimble is in fine condition with a pattern of honeycomb dimples on top. There is an unusual band of engraving all around the bottom edge of Flowers that reminds me of Pennsylvanian Dutch Design. Really pretty! Also engraved on the front is the name Mary in script and the # 9 for size...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1900 item #724250
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This thimble came from a collector who had been busy for many years searching out unique designs. This Victorian Era Thimble is in fine condition with a pattern of honeycomb dimples on top. There is an unusual band of engraving all around the bottom edge of grapes on their vines. Really lovely! Also engraved on the front is the name A Otis and the # 8 for size. No other markings that I could find but has been tested and is 14K Warm Yellow Gold. Stands 7/8" H and measures 5/8" across the base...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Dolls and Figures : Pre 1920 item #662119
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Adorable Vintage Pink Pig Match Holder or Toothpick Holder from Germany. Cobalt mark on pig's side is a bit blurry but likely says Germany. Measuring 3" H x approx. 3" W. Excellent all original condition - with no chips, cracks or damage. Colors are a soft pink, orange on his nose and ears, white and moss green. Collectible for a reason- this guy is adorable!
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1940 item #608378
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Here is a fabulous compact just out of a Boston Estate. Measuring 2 1/2" W x 2" H x 3/8" D, and just loaded with compartments. First the enamel which is done in 3 sections... A gorgeous creamy white guilloche enamel is the base for the 3 sections with a soft yellow square in the center section. The design underneath looks like woven silk and there is even a floral design in a square which empahasizes the compact's center. Applied over this are hand painted roses and decorative leaves...
All Items : Archives : Collectibles : Pre 1910 item #606186
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I saw this spoon and thought- how wonderful! Here is a spectacular example of Art Nouveau Silver at it's finest. Unger Brother's at the Turn of the last century created some remarkable flatware, hollow ware and jewelry! The pattern name is Cupid Sunbeams and it was discontinued in 1904. This spoon is 6" L with a 1 1/4" W bowl at it's widest. Those of you out there is silver land will know exactly what kind of spoon this is. It looks to me like a teaspoon...