Political thimbles. $7- $15. JOHN F. KENNEDY for President, 1960; 2-color COOLIDGE and DAWES, for President and Vice President, 1925; HOOVER and CURTIS, President and Vice President, 1928; RICHARD M. NIXON for President, 1960.
A single steel needle from the time of the Han Dynasty (206BC - 202AD) was found in a tomb in Jiangling, and it must be assumed that thimbles were in use at this time also, although no thimble seems to have been discovered with the needle. During the Cultural Revolution, in the tomb of a minor court dignitary, a sewing set which was complete with a thimble was found