Finland silver thimble

 

Finnish 813 Silver Steel Top Thimble,
Samuel Mika Westerlund, 1923

 

DESCRIPTION

Vintage silver thimble from Finland. Plain body, turn over rim and waffle pattern steel top. Engraved with a cartouche – set at angle and flanked by leaves and scrolls. The name Senja is engraved inside the cartouche. Marked under the crown: SMW for Samuel Mika Westerlund (in business 1891-1940), National Crown mark, 813H (813/1000 silver purity mark) and the date code S.5 for 1923. Additionally – just inside the rim – there is another mark – possibly 9 and most probably a size number. In good used condition – not perfectly round and a few needle dings and scratches but free of holes and major damage. Height approx. 2.1 cm; internal base diameter approx. 1.5 cm; weight 3.2 grams.

 

 

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