Antique Sterling Silver Thimble that is advertising the Domestic Sewing Machine Company. The thimble has "DOMESTIC SEW MACH. CO." around the lower edge. This industrial company was founded in 1861. During their height they made sewing machines for themselves and Grover & Baker. By 1872, they were manufacturing nearly 50,000 machines a year, each one built by hand. It is hallmarked STERLING 10.
- Size: 10
- Circa 1870's
- Very good condition
- Height: 3/4 inch
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