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Very Rare Charles II Silver Thimble & Needle Case - London c.1680
REF: S2226 / LA351283
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A very rare and wonderful Charles II silver thimble and needle case, dating to c1680, with two hinged compartments, beautiful all-over contemporary scratch-engraved decoration, the lids with flower motifs. Lid springs with original steel mechanisms. Suspension loop on needle case lid. There is a partial maker’s mark struck inside the lid. Other examples have been noted, one is illustrated and written up on page 141 of ‘Investing in Silver’ by Eric Deleib.
Carlyon Silver has clarified that the Very Rare Charles II Silver Thimble & Needle Case - London c.1680 (LA351283) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being c1680
In outstanding collector’s condition, with no repair and minimal wear to the design. both lids and hinges in good order. There is a tiny split to the rim of the lower lid adjacent to the closing aperture.
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This Very Rare Charles II Silver Thimble & Needle Case - London c.1680 is located in Bath, United Kingdom