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The Singer Dorcas Society Sewing Machine Tin Sign

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Charles Horner Left: Hallmarked with 6 for size, maker's mark "CH", assay marks for Chester 1904. The pierced rim is made up of stars, which gives a great sparkling effect Right: An early Dorcas thimble which is steel-cored sterling silver. This has the pre-Dorcas marking of "Pat." for patent and the size #5. The design is a registered one in 1893 known as 'Shell.'

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Charles Horner Sterling Silver Thimble Dorcas Arts and Crafts Leather Box

This is cute. It has the Singer Dorcas Victorian Trade Card printed on the Carrying Case. In the Bible Dorcas was also known as Tabitha. She sewed clothing for widows.

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Dorcas Thimble by Charles Horner | Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Steel Core Thimble | UK Size 9

Dorcas Thimble by Charles Horner | Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Steel Core Thimble | UK Size 9 by DaisysCabinet on Etsy