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THIMBLE

Unique ID: LVPL-50A708

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete cast copper alloy thimble of modern date (c.AD 1850-1950).

This thimble is conical in shape with a thickened flaring rim, sloping sides and a slightly domed crown. Above the rim is a vertically corrugated band with raised lettering:
FORGET ME NOT

Above the lettering is a plain band that separates the inscription from the horizontal lines of machine-made indentations which extend over the crown. The object is dark brown in colour and is slightly fattened.

Similar examples on the PAS database include: IOW-734EED and NLM-ED7F31

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MODERN
Period from: MODERN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1850
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.5 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Diameter: 2.2 mm

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Thoresway

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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