Seller: elegant.arts (20,708) 100%, Location: Midlothian, Virginia, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 362472430615 Antique Enameled Sewing Kit / Etui Germany * Circa 1900s This pretty sewing etui is made of brass and is covered with red guilloche enamel. This is enamel where the metal has been engraved so that the design shows through the translucent enamel. The sides are handpainted with roses. Inside is a brass bobbin with spools for 3 threads. The center of the bobbin contains a capped needle case. The top is a thimble and it's all in excellent condition with no chips or other damage. The bottom is faintly stamped "Germany" and it measures 2 1/4" long. The thimble is about an American size 7 (14.5 mm diameter opening) and it screws on securely. I stand behind everything that I offer and guarantee that it is exactly as presented. ** Full Insurance is included in the low shipping price for all of my auctions. ** I accept payment through PayPal, eBay or a check. Join with others who love thimbles & needlework tools Join Thimble Collectors International Despite the name, this organization is for people who collect needlework tools And thimbles. It's the largest collectors group in the world focusing on these wonderful little pieces of history. The membership benefits are outstanding. They have a convention every two years where you'll have a chance to attend great programs and meet others sharing your interests. You will receive an excellent quarterly magazine, the "Bulletin". The member's sections of the website have dozens of research articles, hundreds of fake and repro items to beware of and price guides. There is also a chat room where you can ask questions and get expert feedback about your collection. Check them out today at thimblecollectors dot com. Condition: Excellent condition. Please be sure to scroll down to see the description and larger photos.