Finland silver thimble


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



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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