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Unique ID: WILT-0BE1AE
Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation
A copper alloy post-medieval to modern (AD c.1620-c.1900) ring type thimble (or sewing ring). Overall, it measures 13.7mm long, 18.0mm in diameter at the wide end and 13.5mm in diameter at the narrow end. It weighs 5.08g. The thimble was cast and the indentations were machine made. Therefore the thimble must have been made later than AD 1620 (Holmes, E. F., 1988, 'Sewing Thimbles',FRG Datasheet 9). The indentations are circular and are arranged in six rows. The rim around the wide edge is wide (3.0mm) and thick (1.5mm) whereas the rim of the narrow end is narrow (1.4mm) and thin (0.8mm).
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder
Length: 13.7 mm
Weight: 5.08 g
Diameter: 18 mm
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Other reference: SSWM 4372
4 Figure: SU0324
Four figure Latitude: 51.01537053
Four figure longitude: -1.95860828
1:25K map: SU0324
1:10K map: SU02SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.
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