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Piercy's Patent Thimble

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John Piercy was granted a patent for this design of thimble in 1816, inset with a gold Royal Coat of Arms, the tortoiseshell body is capped with silver. This example with a period/original tortoiseshell and ivory case. 

 

English circa 1820.

 

The thimble almost 1 inch high. 

 

The case h:1 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in x 1 1/8 in 

 

Item Code: 2710

£ 1700

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