No. G155
Victorian Silver "Atlantic Cable" Thimble.

Made circa 1860, not marked.
Height 0.8" (2cm).
Price 245.00

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An indentical thimble, in 1866, was used to send the first Transatlantic cable signal
from Ireland to Newfoundland. That thimble is now in London's Science Museum.