Seller: elegant.arts (20,666) 100%, Location: Midlothian, Virginia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 253531846818 Antique 14 Kt Gold Hand Engraved Thimble American * Dated 1850 This early American gold thimble is tall with a wide flared paneled band. Alternate panels are hand engraved with floral designs. It isn't marked, but it tests solid 14 Kt gold (guaranteed). It is stamped "9" (size) on the band and under that is engraved "1850". The other plain panels are engraved HR to HS. The condition is excellent with no holes, dents, repairs or other damage. It weighs 4.3 grams. I stand behind everything that I offer and guarantee that it is exactly as presented. ** Full Insurance is included in the low shipping price for all of my auctions. ** I accept payment through PayPal, eBay or a check. TCI Thimble & Needlework Tools Convention Washington, DC August 15-18, 2018 Don't miss out on the thimble and needlework tools convention in Washington, DC this year (Aug. 2018). In order to attend you need to join TCI (Thimble Collectors International). There are informative seminars about thimbles and needlework tools, a great sales mall and auction and the camaraderie of other collectors. I wouldn't miss it. The members benefits on the website are also outstanding. They have dozens of research articles, hundreds of fake and repro items to look out for and a comparative price section for needlework tools and thimbles that lists years of eBay sales. You will also get an excellent quarterly magazine. Check them out at thimblecollectors dot com. Condition: Excellent condition. Please be sure to scroll down to see the description and larger photos.