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    Posted 3 years ago

    TassieDevil
    (175 items)

    Hello everyone.
    A recent purchase from an antique shop to show you.............
    An adorable little swan pin cushion that i could not resist!
    Fully hallmarked for sterling silver, Birmingham 1901, with the maker's mark L&S for Levi & Salaman.
    This pin cushion measures roughly 2 inches long x 3 1/2 inches high.
    I hope you enjoy this little swan and love it as much as I do, thanks for looking, Judy.

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    1. racer4four racer4four, 3 years ago
      Some great antiques you find in Tassie Judy. This is a sweetie, and great hallmarks!
    2. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Love the detail on this one Judy, I just bought a bunch of stick pins in colours which would work well with this piece.
    3. Newfld Newfld, 3 years ago
      Beautifully formed little swan Judy, such a realistic graceful pose, and in excellent condition for age
    4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hi Karen, thank you, it is a sweetie isn't it! It is nice to be able to support local small business too......needless to say it wasn't exactly a bargain, but hey, somtimes you just have to splash out:-)
    5. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hello Phil, thank you! The work gone into this is amazing for sure! You will have to post some of your stick pins........I have a few, but didn't think to display any in this swan......senior moment!:-)
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hey Jenni, thank you! Glad you enjoyed seeing this little treasure, it really is lovely, and yes, it is in wonderful condition isn't it :-)
    7. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Judy, this is the most charming pin cushion! Love the graceful and naturalistic pose, he deserved to be bought by you :-D
    8. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Pascale, thank you, I am really happy to have him in my collection and I am pleased that he is so little too as I am seriously running out of room in the cabinets!
      I'm glad you like him too, I thought you would, and I can just picture him "swanning" around on a lake :-) )
    9. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Many thanks for the love Karen, Fortapache, Phil, Vetraio, Jenni and Pascale, it is always sincerely appreciated :-)
    10. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      Hi Judy, my stick pins are not worth posting but for the price I believe they would look great in that cushion !~:
      https://www.ebay.ca/itm/Map-Tacks-Push-Pins-Plastic-Head-with-Steel-Point-4mm-500-Pieces-H5Z4/183172011732?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649
    11. Brunswick Brunswick, 3 years ago
      I showed this to My wife, Michelle, whom sees and stitches as hobby...She Loves This! And hey..You know Me..I gotta throw in some 'Swan Song' lol!
      Good To All Tasmania!!

      Thomas.
    12. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Any or all of those colours would be great for sure Phil! I am curious to know what you will be doing with them :-). .......
    13. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hi Thomas, "Swan Song", good one lol!! and hello Michelle, thank you:-) Happy you love this little treasure, it really is the cutest little thing!
      Thanks to you both for taking an interest, it is sincerely appreciated.
      Kind regards to you both:-)
      Judy
    14. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Many thanks for the love Aura, Ken, Manikin, Lauren, Junkman, Thomas and Poire, it is always very much appreciated :-)
    15. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Appreciate the love dlpetersen, Ben and Fortapache, many thanks:-)
    16. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Many thanks Windwalker and Roy for the love:-) always great to have you visit!
    17. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Mike, thank you for taking the time to look and love, it is very much appreciated :-)
    18. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hello LovelyPat, thank you for the love, it is very much appreciated :-)
    19. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      Very nice!!
    20. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Mrstyndall, thank you, I do sincerely appreciate your comment and the love:-)
    21. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 3 years ago
      Lovely silver swan pin cushion Judy, I really like these silver pin chusions and they are very collectable.
    22. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hi Buckethead, thank you for the love, always great to have you visit:-)
    23. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hi Jean, thank you, happy you like it! Silver ones don't appear here very often so I had to grab this one! Always appreciate your comments and love, thanks again:-) )
    24. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Hello Keramikos, many thanks for your comment and the love, I really appreciateit :-) )
    25. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      I was going to use some in my jewellery display boxes to hold down the pieces, but to date have not used them for that purpose, but I have some others to try in the old show cases I have.
    26. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      That sounds like a good idea Phil, they should work well!
    27. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      BTLens, many thanks for the love, it is always great to have you visit:-)
    28. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 3 years ago
      Thanks Windwalker, appreciate the love!:-)

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