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Posted 6 years ago


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This is a newly found aluminium advertising thimble for Australia - it is for "The Grosvenor Adelaide" - an hotel which opened in 1930. Hotels don't feature often as adverts on thimbles anywhere in the world. The hotel still exists now known as the Mercure Grosvenor


  1. potrero potrero, 6 years ago
    Love it... Thanks for posting this, Sue!
  2. Lee Sayer, 5 years ago
    Brings back a lot memories,back in the day my Mother spend her evenings daring socks,knitting and crocheting while listening to the radio.

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