Antique Charles Horner Solid Silver Thimble, Hallmarked 1895, Rd210800, Size 8
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Antique Charles Horner Solid Silver Thimble, Hallmarked 1895, Rd210800, Size 8:
STUNNING ANTIQUE CHARLES HORNER SOLID SILVER THIMBLE HALLMARKED FOR 1895, REGISTERED NUMBER 210800. THE THIMBLE WEIGHS APPROX 5.5 GRAMS AND MEASURES APPROX 2.2CM HIGH.
IT IS IN EXCELLENT ANTIQUE CONDITION, LOVELY CRISP PATTERN DETAIL SHOWING SIGNS OF LITTLE USE. SEE PHOTOS FOR CONFIRMATION OF CONDITION.
THE HALLMARK READS: 'CH' FOR CHARLES HORNER, , LION, CHESTER MARK, LETTER M' FOR 1895. IT HAS THE REGISTERED NUMBER 210800, SIZE 8.
The Princess May' pattern RD Number 210800 was registered by Charles Horner on April 18, 1893. The 'Princess May' pattern consists of 3½ to 4 daisies arranged in vertical rows up the body of the thimble.
It is known as the 'Princess May' pattern because a gold version that was presented by Charles Horner to Princess Mary of Teck (known as Princess May) to commemorate her marriage to Prince George, (the future George V), on July 6, 1893 at St James's Palace, in London. This thimble differs from the regular daisy pattern which has 2½ to 3 vertical rows of daisies. The daisies on the 'Princess May' are, of course, smaller than on the regular daisy pattern thimbles.
PLEASE KEEP IN MIND THAT MOST OF MY ITEMS HAVE BEEN USED (UNLESS OTHERWISE DESCRIBED) SO THERE WILL ALWAYS BE AN ELEMENT OF WEAR ETC. I DO TRY TO DESCRIBE MY ITEMS AS ACCURATELY AS POSSIBLE AND INCLUDE PHOTOS OF ANY FAULTS OR DAMAGE.