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Any thimble collectors out there??? I hope so.............

Any thimble collectors out there??? I hope so.............

Old 11-09-2015, 09:47 PM
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linotype drawers........not sure what that is..........I sure need to find some way to put them on the wall that isn't so expensive as the display cases have become.......I have about 16 cases (the kind that hold 100 each) but when I bought them (a few years ago) they were about $19,95 plus shipping on ebay....nothing like that on there now....I have emailed a fellow on ebay that has some for $29.00 and asked if he would consider selling them to me cheaper if I ordered 3-4 of them from him, waiting now to see what he tells me............mine are the pretty kind, lot of them are older, would love to know where they all came from, esp the older metal ones..........if I was smart, I would put them all on ebay, and sell them..in the cases , with 100 in each.......would probably make a good $$$ with that many too, maybe.........but I do love them, they are so small and pretty and........oh gee..................
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Old 11-09-2015, 10:33 PM
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lucky I don't collect them- I would want them all
especially the Nativity Scene Etched Thimble
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Old 11-10-2015, 04:16 AM
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I don't collect thimbles but i cherish the brass thimble that my maternal grandmother usesd. She died in 1962 when I was 4. I do not have any memory of her.
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Old 11-10-2015, 06:36 AM
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That's what I use to display mine.....DH put those sawtooth hangers on back...one at each end, and they hold, but do not use those sticky 3M hangers on your wall...three of mine have let go over the years....from small things too...so use whatever kind of hardware you need to hang them from
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Old 11-10-2015, 05:59 PM
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GeriB... what is what you use? sorry, I missed something there.....I just sure need to find something that is inexpensive to put them on, on the wall.................
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Old 11-11-2015, 03:12 AM
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I have collected thimbles for over 45 years . I purchased old stamp draws from a sale then put THIN Plexiglas over them to keep the dust out
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Old 11-11-2015, 05:31 AM
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Anybody play hide the thimble?
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