American Silver thimbles 1900′

2 Antique Sterling Silver Thimbles

 

 American * Circa 1880-90s

 

One of these sterling silver thimbles is made by Ketcham & McDougall.
Their logo is stamped inside the top along with ‘Sterling’.
The size (10) is on the band.
Thimbles with this band are shown on p. 70 (plate 39) of Gay Ann Rogers’ book American Silver Thimbles and she calls it ‘engraved band with abstract flowers’.
The condition is excellent, crisp and in round with no holes or other damage.

The second thimble was made by Stern Bros. and has a scrolling design with a beaded rim.

It is a size 9 and has the Stern Bros.
‘S’ logo inside the top and their anchor mark on the band.
It is also in excellent condition with no holes or damage.
Neither thimble has personalization.

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