Thimble - Sweden or Norway?

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Thimble - Sweden or Norway?

Postby Denis_S » Wed Apr 22, 2020 12:31 pm

Dear friends,

Could you help me please to identify this thimble?
Is it Sweden or Norway?

Thank you in advance for your help!


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Re: Thimble - Sweden or Norway?

Postby Qrt.S » Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:15 pm

Neither, it is made in Tammisaari/Ekenäs in Finland in 1882 (A4). You can clearly see the Finnish control mark, the crown in a heart shaped frame, in the middle. The maker is ET i.e Erik Edward Timper 1875-1883.

Sweden has three crowns and Norway none.

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