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Vintage Silver Clad Dorcas Thimble By Charles Horner 9638

Vintage Silver Clad Dorcas Thimble By Charles Horner 9638


Price: £ 30.00
Vintage Silver Clad Dorcas Thimble By Charles Horner 9638

This is marked DORCAS  Maker CH size 7

Recognised by his stamp C H Charles Horner worked out of Miles Coss, Halifax and used he Chester Assay office

He invented the with a steelcore sandwiched between two layers of silver thus thepis type of thimble is magnetic His first such thimbles did not carry a name only the registered design Number ior PAT the patent Number

He Introduced the DORCAS thimble which revolutionised the industry. He registered the design in 1884 with the patent number 8954 and the design was registered under number 73626. Thi patent ran out in the original Dorcas was manufactered until 1905


Condition: Good
Estimated Date: 1900
Item Type: Thimbles

Material: Silver

Marks: CH 7 Dorcas
Wear: Normal wear for age and use


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Vintage Silver Clad Dorcas Thimble By Charles Horner 9638

Vintage Silver Clad Dorcas Thimble By Charles Horner 9638

This is marked DORCAS  Maker CH size 7

Recognised by his stamp C H Charles Horner worked out of Miles Coss, Halifax and used he Chester Assay office

He invented the with a steelcore sandwiched between two layers of silver thus thepis type of thimble is magnetic His first such thimbles did not carry a name only the registered design Number ior PAT the patent Number

He Introduced the DORCAS thimble which revolutionised the industry. He registered the design in 1884 with the patent number 8954 and the design was registered under number 73626. Thi patent ran out in the original Dorcas was manufactered until 1905


Condition: Good
Estimated Date: 1900
Item Type: Thimbles

Material: Silver

Marks: CH 7 Dorcas
Wear: Normal wear for age and use

Price: £ 30.00
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