There are many silver thimbles in the world, but few stand out. Here's one. It was made by Ketcham & McDougall of New York. According to an Antique Trader article, I note that they started business in 1832, in the very beginning of American thimble manufacturing. Thimble making was their main business, not a sideline and they lasted until 1932. They are known for their superiority in workmanship and design. This thimble, a size 12, is engraved, "Grandma" in the distinct engraving of the period, circa 1900. It has nice details - a decorative band beneath "Grandma" and then a substantial rim at the bottom. It is in very good shape, the interior is marked "K & McD" and "Sterling". It measures 7/8" high and 3/4" across the base, and it has good weight. Whether you're a collector or want the perfect gift for Grandma(which could be you!) - this is something to own.
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