ANCO Leading Lady Thimble Box Set
ANCO Leading Lady Thimble Box Set
Beautiful Art Deco Box Set of ANCO Leading Lady Thimbles in the Original 1920s Store Display Box or Cabinet. - Click to Enlarge Image

ANCO Leading Lady Thimble Box Set

RJT#4990 -
$250.00

Description

This Vintage set of 24 Thimbles range in sizes from 7-12. This fantastic set includes all 24 assorted thimbles. Most are open top and have leafy designs around the bottom, there are 2 with close tops. These thimble have been designed for use by a skilled tailor or seamstress. This set was sold in department stores or sewing shops and would make a special piece for any sewing collection.
They are all in perfect shape with no dents or cracks, showing almost no wear.
The best feature is that,this set was found in the original Store Display box. We have never seen another with the box. The box and thimbles dates to at the 1920s or earlier. The Art Deco designs on the box is in near perfect condition and is repeated on the inside of the lid.  Store displays are among the hardest sewing collectable to find. The adds are from our research and are not included with the display.
The box measures 5 1/2 " X 4 1/2" X 1".
Printed on the box:
ANCO
Leading Lady Thimbles
Made from Extra Quality Nickel Silver
Will Not Puncture Rust or Corrode. Every Thimble Guaranteed
Sizes 7-12 No 2011
Made in USA
This Box Set would make a great addition to any sewing room or sewing collection.

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