A handy collection

Pardon the puns

I have to

Five fingers

it to you : five fingers are handier than


Four fingers

Four fingers.   Well actually there is a thumb in that photo, it is just hard to make out.

A friend of mine gave me a


RBf208 B699

in the garden the other day.

However he got a flower stuck on his finger

Hand with stick

Hand with stick and flower. In the next photo you can see the hand a bit better



While in the early periods of watermarking the hand was used in Italy, 1450-1600 see the hand and its many forms, with star or flower on stick ,in France.




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