Ingraham Wednesday Night Auction
Great collection of Antique Thimbles inc Sterling Silver; Advertising Boxes; Antique Snowshoes; Antique Canes; Antique Tins; Vintage Cameras; Post Cards; Vintage Advertising; Antique Hardware; Early Bottles, Signed Paintings, Prints and Etchings ...
Daytripper: Hunting for antiques
This granddaddy of all antique stores is a four-story, 30,000-square-foot behemoth crammed to the gills with heirlooms and artifacts. Whatever you happen to be looking for — be it a sterling silver toothpick dispenser or a ceramic thimble hand-painted ...
Who's Got The Thimble?
History: These tiny caps, worn to protect fingertips when sewing, got their start in the mid-16th Century and became the most decorative in the 17th Century. Early thimble designs were detailed and commonly made of silver, gold or porcelain.
Antiques & Collectibles
Then there were blown glass thimbles as well as china and porcelain antique ones, like a rare Meissen example that sold for a four figure sum. And there are beautiful gold and silver thimbles - some beautifully engraved for the collector to seek.