Piercy's Patent Tortoise shell on silver thimble with gold medallion. Small piece of gold medallion missing; no holes.
GBP 363.78 (approx. US$731.54--ouch!). 14 bids starting at GBP 25.01 (US$50.29).
23 June 2007.
This is another one of those thimbles that is, though highly desired among thimble collectors generally, not one I personally have a big yearning for. Maybe it's more impressive seen in person, but as shown here and in other photos I've seen, it isn't really my cup of tea.