Collection of 154 thimbles + typecase

Collection of 154 thimbles + typecase
2nd half 20th century to the present day. In very good condition

This collection consists of 154 thimbles and a wooden typecase with the dimensions 52 cm x 34 cm.

This collection includes a very nice series (11 items) of Sutherland with the birth of Jesus on it.

Themes include:
Beautiful thimbles with images of: rabbits, seal, mouse, cocks, seagull, purple heron and other birds.
In addition a thimble with strawberries from the collection: "Die Welt der Früchte".
A thimble with clogs.
Some thimbles (+ series of 4) with flowers.
A very nice embossed cloisonne.
Also countries/places such as: Svalbard, Canada, Venice, Giethoorn, Sousse, Curacao, St. Paul's Cathedral London, Normandy, Zell am See, Tirol, Majorca, Barcelona, Portugal, Ireland, Jersey, Scheveningen, Texel, Bonaire, Volendam, etc.

Brands include:
Sutherland, Reutter, Museum gifts, Aga, Birchcroft, Royal Schwabap, Royal Etruria, Djem, Lamber Souvenirs, Finsbury, Kleiber, Impressions design ltd, Apollon porcelain, Breenson Collection, Frika, Stoke-on-Trent, B&B.

Materials, such as:
porcelain (with crystal on it), stone, wood, plastic, mother-of-pearl, cloisonne, gold-coloured and silver-coloured.

Will be sent by insured mail both nationally and abroad. Packaging will be carried out with extreme care.

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