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Silver and Steel Thimble With Case 'Dorcas' by Charles Horner-late 1800s

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+ $12.00 shipping


Item details

Lovely vintage Charles Horner 'Dorcas' silver covered steel sewing thimble with satin and velvet lined leather case. Charles Horner pioneered the making of silver covered steel thimbles, and has had a great influence on the thimble market.

Marked 8.

For those dainty Victorian ladies who sat and sewed all day!

Both thimble and case are in very good condition.

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Preparation takes 2-5 business days
Arrives from United Kingdom
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All items are shipped from England, by the quickest and most cost effective manner. I usually dispatch all orders within 3-5 business days. I will ship by the best method depending on the product. Shipping will also include insurance at my discretion. If you want insurance added, please message me.

I use the best packaging products to make your package is as secure as possible. When possible, to promote environmental friendliness, we recycle packing materials. So don't be surprised if your order comes in a box marked from a major retailer!

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I gladly accept returns and exchanges
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Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
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Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Additional return information
As my products are vintage or antique, a new, pristine condition is not guaranteed. As such I don't offer refunds for defects that are already described in my listings and for which the price is already discounted.

No claims for refund will be accepted more than 30 days after scheduled delivery date. This includes orders which may be lost in shipping, as I cannot claim with the carrier after that time.

In the event of loss or damage during shipping, I do cover any potential loss through insurance.

Other refunds or discounts are given only at my discretion. Cancellations or returns other than for reasons stated above will normally be charged a restocking fee based on the cost associated with the transaction. Waiving of this fee will be at my discretion based on the reason for return or cancellation.

Additional policies

I can offer discounts on shipping if you combine multiple items. Please message me and I will work with you to get the very best shipping cost.

Many of my products are vintage or antique, and as such a new, pristine condition is not guaranteed. I always select items in the best condition possible for your satisfaction.

Any terms other than that stated elsewhere in policies will be negotiated at time of request.