Item ID: 312203492406
Seller ID: leavenworth-consignment
Listing Type: Fixed Price Item
List Date: 07/31/2018
End Date: 08/06/2018
Location: Atglen, Pennsylvania
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Vintage thimble collectors reference w c1900 ornate sterling silver & porcelain


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Collector Bookstore 724 Delaware Street Leavenworth, KS 66048 Collector Bookstore is a leading specialty retailer of price guides and reference books to inform and educate collectors and professionals in the antiques and collectors markets. Our customers include individual collectors, dealers, appraisers, auctioneers & other industry professionals. You won't receive heavily thumbed shelf copies from us! We buy most titles directly from the publisher and individual authors. Authors are encouraged to submit their reference titles for our consideration. SO-SCH-1997-0764303112-X2 The Story of the Thimble Illustrated Guide (Vintage Thimbles, 1900s era) by: Bridget McConnel ISBN:0764303112 Book Title:The Story of the Thimble: An Illustrated Guide for Collectors with values Author:Bridget McConnel Binding:Hard Cover with dust jacket Copyright:1997 Pages:175 Size:8.75 x 11.25 in. Collector Bookstore is a retailer of new books located in Leavenworth, Kansas. We specialize in price guides and reference books for the antiques and collectibles industry. Table of Contents Collector Bookstore Notes: Circa 1900, covers a multitude of ornate, highly desirable thimbles, including sterling silver, engraved, English porcelain and much more. A fascinating study on this highly collectible field. Publishers Description: The world's foremost authority on the history of thimbles tells all, outlining the little tool's long history, from ancient Egypt to today. The thimbles' history is interwoven with that of women, giving glimpses of a private, domestic world that history books often overlook. Meet the poor little Victorian seamstresses with their everyday brass thimbles and the tiny children's thimbles worn by early straw workers. Glance at gold and gem-set thimbles worn by the courtesans of Paris and, on the other hand, learn why the thimble was the perfect romantic gift a proper gentleman could give to a lady. Romance aside, this book supplies practical tips on cataloging, maintenance, and display, along with price guides and a list of thimble collectors' organizations throughout the world. More than two thousand thimbles are illustrated in full color, some of which have never been seen before. 2000+ thimbles Frequently Asked Questions (SO in SKU Categorical generated 2018-07-30) 4e17bf593fe78d1dc20523c491e4be59

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Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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