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Helsinki Olympic Games 1940

Reindeer bone watch guard

Helsinki 1940

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Reindeer bone watch guard

Category: Utility articles

Designer: Lauri, Johannes

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1247:012

Manuf. and place of prod.: Lauri, Johannes; Rovaniemi

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: handmade

Material: reindeer bone, metal

Measurements: height 6.5 cm; width 3.2 cm

Description: On one side a reindeer’s head with Olympic rings, on the other side an elk

Other information: Sold to raise funds for the 1940 Olympic Games

Collection box

Helsinki 1940

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Collection box

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 2311

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal plate

Measurements: length 7.5 cm; height 18.7 cm; width 5.5 cm

Description: Sealed with a seal of the Finnish Gymnastics and Sports Federation (SVUL)

Other information: Made for fundraising for the 1940 Olympic Games; on the top a dimly marked number 19

Razor Blade package

Helsinki 1940

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Razor Blade package

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2684:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: OY PARTATERÄ

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 2.6 cm; width 4.6 cm

Description: On the cover the Olympic rings, the Finnish Lion and the word OLYMPIA. On the side flap the text: VALMISTETTU SUOMESSA [Made in Finland] OY PARTATERÄ PAT. N:o 19,493, N.o 109,330, N:o 68,211.

Matchbox

Helsinki 1940

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Matchbox

Category: Utility articles

Designer: Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2745:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kauppiaitten teollisuus Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: carton

Measurements: height 1.6 cm; width 5.8 cm; depth 3.7 cm

Description: The label in black and white: VALIO HEHKUMATTOMIA TULITIKKUJA [Non-glowing matches] KAUPPIAITTEN TEOLLISUUS O.Y. KESKISISÄLTÖ 50 TIKKUA [Average vol. 50 matches]; The Olympic rings.

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Ash tray, blue

Helsinki 1940

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Ash tray, blue

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1623:001

Manuf. and place of prod.

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass

Measurements: height 2.4 cm; width 9 cm; depth 6.5 cm

Description: Blue, with raised text OLYMPIA 1940, painted mark PAT. HAETTU [Patent Applied]; in the middle the Finnish flag; cigarette holder in one end, pen holder in the other end

Table notebook

Helsinki 1940

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Table notebook

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:

Object number: 3041:1

Manuf. and place of prod.

Commissioned by: Oy Huolintakeskus Ab

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather, cardboard, paper

Measurements: height 19.5 cm; width 15 cm; depth 3.7 cm

Description: Leather-coated cardboard, stitched edges. In the middle a paper notebook attached with glue. On the cover the Olympic Stadium and the text: HELSINKI STADION. Probably with some coffee stains. Text on the inside cover: “1940 Olympiakisojen virallinen huolitsija Oy Huolintakeskus Ab.”

Ash tray, brown

Helsinki 1940

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Ash tray, brown

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940

Object number: 3505

Manuf. and place of prod.

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass

Measurements: diameter 12.2 cm

Description: Brown, glass ash tray, with the Finnish flag and the text OLYMPIA 1940. The letters are raised by pressing from the inside of the tray. Deep groove on the outer rim; five holes for tapping the ashes.

Table pennant

Helsinki 1940

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Table pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1233

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kordelinin Kangasliike, Viipuri (Kordelin fabric store)

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial silk

Measurements: height 13.5 cm; width 21.5 cm

Description: Finnish flag with Olympic rings in the upper hoist corner; white string attached on the left side.

Table pennant

Helsinki 1940

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Table pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1688:002ab

Manuf. and place of prod.: HT O/Y

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: marble, steel, silk

Measurements: height 13.5 cm; width 21.5 cm

Description: Pedestal of grey marble; at the foot of the pole a metal plate with Olympic rings and the text: HELSINKI 1940; the flag features dimly visible Olympic rings and the Finnish flag on the upper hoist corner.

Table standard

Helsinki 1940

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Table standard

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1510

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood, silk

Measurements: height 50.3 cm

Description: Pedestal and lower part of the pole of juniper wood, a faded Finnish flag hoisted with a string; in the pedestal the text HELSINKI 1940 and the Olympic Stadium.

Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, badges and coins

Designer: Sysimetsä, Ilmari

Vol. of production (copies): 2312 fully finished; 1338 semi-finished

Year of prod.: 1939–1947

Object number: 0406:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Hienotaepaja Oy, Hopeatehdas Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: struck

Material: gilded tambac

Measurements: diameter 3.7 cm; thickness 0.2 cm

Description: On the obverse the Stadium tower and the text: XII OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940; on the reverse a runner with a torch and the text; XII OLYMPIA 1940 HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Struck of private initiative for the benefit of the Olympic preparations. 2,312 fully finished and 1,338 semi-finished medals were struck by 30 November 1939. After the war they were sold for the benefit of the Viipuri district of the Finnish Gymnastics and Sports Federation (SVUL).

In 1976 the remaining medals were arranged into groups of three. In 1977 they were acquired by the Apu magazine, who donated them to be sold for the benefit of Finnish Olympic sports, especially for the training of gymnasts, biathlonists and boxers.

Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, badges and coins

Designer: Sysimetsä, Ilmari

Vol. of production (copies): 2312 fully finished; 1338 semi-finished

Year of prod.: 1939–1947

Object number: 0406:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Hopeatehdas Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: struck

Material: silvered tampac

Measurements: diameter 3.7 cm; thickness 0.2 cm

Description: On the obverse the Stadium tower and the text: XII OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940; on the reverse a runner with a torch and the text; XII OLYMPIA 1940 HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Struck of private initiative for the benefit of the Olympic preparations. 2,312 fully finished and 1,338 semi-finished medals were struck by 30 November 1939. After the war they were sold for the benefit of the Viipuri district of the Finnish Gymnastics and Sports Federation (SVUL).

In 1976 the remaining medals were divided into groups of three. In 1977 they were acquired by the Apu magazine, who donated them to be sold for the benefit of Finnish Olympic sports, especially for the training of gymnasts, biathlonists and boxers.

Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, badges and coins

Designer: Sysimetsä, Ilmari

Vol. of production (copies): 2312 fully finished; 1338 semi-finished

Year of prod.: 1939?

Object number: 0406:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Hopeatehdas Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: struck

Material: tampac

Measurements: diameter 3.7 cm; thickness 0.2 cm

Description: On the obverse the Stadium tower and the text: XII OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940; on the reverse a runner with a torch and the text; XII OLYMPIA 1940 HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Struck of private initiative for the benefit of the Olympic preparations. 2,312 fully finished and 1,338 semi-finished medals were struck by 30 November 1939. After the war they were sold for the benefit of the Viipuri district of the Finnish Gymnastics and Sports Federation (SVUL).

In 1976 the remaining medals were divided into groups of three. In 1977 they were acquired by the Apu magazine, who donated them to be sold for the benefit of Finnish Olympic sports, especially for the training of gymnasts, biathlonists and boxers.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic pin

Category: Pins

Designer: Söderström, Paul

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 2006:004a

Manuf. and place of prod.: Salmela, Yrjö Oy; Turku

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:  industrial

Material: metal, gilded

Measurements: height 2.3 cm; width 1.3 cm

Description:  Rectangular needle pin; embossed Olympic rings, Olympic flame and the year 1940

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic pin

Category: Pins

Designer: Söderström, Paul

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 0:410:074

Manuf. and place of prod.: Salmela, Yrjö Oy; Turku

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:  industrial

Material: metal, silver-plated

Measurements: height 2.3 cm; width 1.3 cm

Description:  Rectangular needle pin; embossed Olympic rings, Olympic flame and the year 1940

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic pin

Category: Pins

Designer: Söderström, Paul

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 0:285:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Salmela, Yrjö Oy; Turku

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: tin

Measurements: height 2.3 cm; width 1.3 cm

Description: Rectangular needle pin; embossed Olympic rings, Olympic flame and the year 1940.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic pin

Category: Pins

Designer: Söderström, Paul

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939?

Object number: 0:285:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:  Salmela, Yrjö Oy; Turku

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: tin, enamelled

Measurements:  height 2.3 cm; width 1.3 cm

Description: Rectangular needle pin; embossed Olympic rings, red flame on a white field and the year 1940.

Pin

Helsinki 1940

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Pin

Category: Pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2876:011

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: Tombac, enamel

Measurements: height 1.8 cm, width 1.4 cm

Description:  Shied-shaped pin. On a white field the Finnish flag, the Olympic rings and the text SUOMI VOITTOON [Finland to Victory]. Needle on the back.

Pin

Helsinki 1940

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Pin

Category: Pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1930–1940

Object number: 2764:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Estonia

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: copper mixture

Measurements: height 3.5 cm; width 2.5 cm

Description: A thin embossed pin. In the middle a globe with the Olympic rings. Below the text XII OLYMPIA 1940, above a torch flame with the text: HELSINKI.

Other information: Apparently made by Estonians for the 1940 Helsinki Games.

Pin

Helsinki 1940

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Pin

Category: Pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1936

Object number: 1545:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Prague, Czechoslovakia

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamel

Measurements: height 6.3 cm; width 3 cm

Description: Olympic rings with the years 1936 and 1940. A triangular banner featuring a blue Y-shaped pall on red field.

Olympic blanket

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic blanket

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies): 2580

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 0600

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy Pohjanlahden Verkatehdas, Tammisaari

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wool

Measurements: height 196 cm; width 137 cm

Description: Blue and white blanket. Text on both upper and lower edges: 12. OLYMPIADE. Decorative motifs: laurel wreaths, Finnish flags, Olympic flags, Finnish coats of arms and sailing boats.

Other information: Manufactured for the 1940 Olympic Games. 2,580 blankets were made by 2 June 1939.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 2532

Manuf. and place of prod.: Hattuteollisuus Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood, board, silk

Measurements: height 43.5 cm; width 36.5 cm

Description: Framed; The map of Finland and 10 little pictures of different Finnish towns. The Olympic rings, the Finnish coat of arms and flags.

Other information: Postmarks: PAT.HAK. 10114 HATTUTEOLLISUUS O/Y.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1030

Manuf. and place of prod.: Helsingin Neulomo, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 22.5 cm; width 19.5 cm

Description: On a dark blue cloth a large flying Finnish flag with Olympic rings in the upper hoist corner.

Other information: Helsingin Neulomo made two versions of the cloth: one with the Finnish flag, the other with the coats of arms of Finnish provinces.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2778

Manuf. and place of prod.: Helsingin Neulomo

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 23.5 cm; width 24 cm

Description: In the middle the coat of arms of the city of Helsinki, the Olympic rings, a runner, a hurdler and a javelin thrower. On the surrounding band the coats of arms of eight Finnish provinces, two Finnish flags, the Finnish Lion and laurel wreaths.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 0991

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tukku – Tukeva, A. Sneck

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: rayon

Measurements: height 25 cm; width 24 cm

Description: Small cloth made for the Helsinki Olympic Games on 1940. White rectangular center with Olympic rings in the corners. On the outer rim flags of many countries, with the Finnish flag in each corner.

Other information: On the list of licensees to the Olympic rings the company was entered as Kirjansitomo Tukeva. The same bookbinding company also made wallets for the Olympic Games.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1623:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 23.5 cm; width 21 cm

Description: White, in the middle a colourful disc depicting various sports and scenes of Finnish culture.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 1239:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Helsingin Taidevärjäämö Oy, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 22 cm; width 22.5 cm

Description: On a white cloth a globe of the Earth with Finland marked on red, and the Olympic rings on a blue sky. On forefront the running statue of Paavo Nurmi in green. Below the globe the dates of the Games: 20. VII–4. VIII.1940.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 0:476:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tikkurilan Silkki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk satin

Measurements: height 81 cm; width 81 cm

Description: White cloth; in the corners the text XII 1940 and the Olympic rings. Architectural scenes of Helsinki and flag of the participating nations.

Cloth

Helsinki 1940

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Cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 0:246

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy Leos Ab

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 26.5 cm; width 27.5 cm

Description: White cloth with the text XII OLYMPIAKISAT HELSINGISSÄ 1940. Two Finnish flags, part of the Olympic Stadium with the tower, Olympic rings, two laurel wreaths and two Olympic flames.

Other information: Also made with the text: OLYMPIAKISAT HELSINGISSÄ 1940 XII OLYMPISKA SPELEN I HELSINGFORS 1940.

Olympic necktie

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic necktie

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940?

Object number: 1054

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material:

Measurements: length 118.5 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: Dark blue necktie striped with Finnish flags and texts: HELSINKI 1940.

Olympic necktie

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic necktie

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:–1940

Object number: 2719:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material:

Measurements: length 120 cm; width 9 cm

Description: Blue-grey necktie with dark blue stripes. Printed figure: coloured Olympic rings and Olympic stadium. On the other side a batch with the text: OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940

Olympic necktie

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic necktie

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1634

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finland or Germany

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton, silk

Measurements: length 114.5 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: Blue-grey necktie with blue lining. Olympic rings, embroidered. On the other side a batch with the text: OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940; weaved fabric.

Olympic necktie

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic necktie

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  1938–1940

Object number: 1445

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: length 133 cm; width 5 cm

Description: Peach-coloured necktie with small black, red and blue Olympic rings and small figures of boys carrying the Olympic torch.

Other information: A tie for young boys.

Woollen gloves

Helsinki 1940

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Woollen gloves

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 2471:001ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:  J.W.Sihvola

Method of prod.: hand-made

Material: wool

Measurements: length 26 cm

Description: Embroidered. Red and white patterns on dark blue. Red Olympic rings and a white text: 1940.

Other information: Gloves were knitted in Lahti and Orimattila.

 

Belt

Helsinki 1940

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Belt

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940

Object number: 3329

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather, metal

Measurements: length 118.00 cm

Description: Brown leather belt, metal bucket with the Finnish flag, the Olympic rings, the numeral XII and the year 1940.

Knitted belt

Helsinki 1940

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Knitted belt

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1940

Object number: 1795:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton, metal

Measurements: length 103 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: Beige belt, rectangular metal buckle with a painted figure of a red flame with the Olympic rings; the other end leather.

Textile belt

Helsinki 1940

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Textile belt

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2719:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material: cloth, metal

Measurements: length 97 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: Blue knitted cloth with 2 white stripes; rectangular convex buckle with Olympic rings and the text: XII 1940 HELSINKI.

Olympic bond

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic bond

Category: Other objects

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1938–1943

Object number: 1104

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Pankin Setelipaino

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 25.4 cm; width 18.3 cm

Description: Rectangular paper in shades of white and light green. On the upper corners images of athletes, in between the text SUOMEN VALTION, FINSKA STATENS [Of the Finnish state]. In the middle underneath the text a green emblem of the 1940 Helsinki Games. In the low edge the year 1938.

Other information: The Olympic bonds were sold especially for the benefit of Olympic construction projects.

Olympic lottery ticket

Helsinki 1940

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Olympic lottery ticket

Category: Other objects

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1939

Object number: 1832:078

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Pankin Setelipaino (Note Printing Press of the Bank of Finland)

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 8.6 cm; width 9.1 cm

Description: OLYMPIA-ARPA 100 ARVONTA (Olympic Lottery 100) April 22 1939; the text Joka 10:s arpa voittaa (Every tenth ticket wins)

Other information: Issued for the benefit of training of the Finnish Olympic team.

 

 

Letter sealing stamp

Helsinki 1940

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Letter sealing stamp

Category: Postcards, stamps, envelopes and postmarks

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 1176:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 3.7 cm; width 6 cm

Description: Perforated, rectangular, blue and white lake scenery, red circle with the text: Olympiska Spelen 1940 TILL FINLAND! [The Olympic Games of 1940 to Finland!]

Letter sealing stamp

Helsinki 1940

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Letter sealing stamp

Category: Postcards, stamps, envelopes and postmarks

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2605:005

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: diameter 4.2 cm

Description: Circular, blue and white, a flame and the Olympic rings: the text: XII OLYMPIAKISAT SUOMI / 1940 HELSINKI

Envelope

Helsinki 1940

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Envelope

 

Category: Postcards, stamps, envelopes and postmarks

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2911

Manuf. and place of prod.:HR

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 12.2 cm; width 15.3 cm

Description: On the front a photograph of two runners crossing the finish-line. On the backside photographs of Finnish athletes in four different sports: hammer throw, steeplechase running, discus throw and javelin throw.

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Envelope

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Year of prod.: 1940

Object number: 0:518:002

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Material: paper

Measurements: height 12 cm; width 15 cm

Description: Light-shaded envelope; upper edge of the front side covered with postmarks for full length. The stamp red with the Finnish Lion.

Other information: Postmarks: XII OLYMPIA 20.7.-4.8.1940

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Envelope

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Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 1239:005

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Material: paper

Measurements: height 12 cm; width 15.3 cm

Description: Blue-shaded envelope featuring the Olympic stadium and its tower. The text: OLYMPIA HELSINKI -HELSINGFORS 1940. Full-length postmark in the upper edge. Red lion stamp on the right. On the reverse blue-shaded photographs of various Helsinki sights.

Other information: Postmarks: XII OLYMPIA 20.7.–4.8.1940; 20.12.1939

Envelope

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Year of prod.: 1939

Object number: 3196:2

Manuf. and place of prod.:HR

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Material: paper

Measurements: height 12 cm; width 15 cm

Description: On the front the Olympic Stadium in blue and white colours. In the upper right corner three stamps: two green Finnish Lion stamps and one Convention de Geneve stamp. The address: Private Erkki Nurminen, Terijoki 3/JP I. Date of postmark: 16 IX 1939. On the back side famous sights of Helsinki:  Malmi air field, the Glass Palace, the Presidential Palace and the Post Office.

Postcard

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Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2486:001

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Method of prod.: photo / printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 14 cm; width 8.9 cm

Description: Black and white photograph from inside the Olympic Stadium, taken from the south stands towards the Tower.

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Designer: Könni, Y. ja Tilgman, A.

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Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 2869:006

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Material: cardboard

Measurements: height 14 cm; width 9 cm

Description: Santa Claus driving an open top car. On the background a hilltop castle. The text: Iloista joulua! [Happy Christmas]. The signature: YK.

Other information: Könni and Tilgmann drew about twenty different Christmas and New Year greeting cards to raise funds for the training of the Finnish Olympic team. Half of the cards were in Swedish language.

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Designer: Könni, Y. ja Tilgman, A.

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Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 2869:005

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: cardboard

Measurements: height 14 cm; width 9 cm

Description: Three candles supported by the Olympic rings. Below a green leaf with three red berries and the text: HAUSKAA JOULUA! [Merry Christmas!]. The address side is light-shaded and features the Olympic rings and the text: OSA MYYNTITULOISTA OLYMPIAMIESTEMME VALMENNUKSEEN [Part of the sales proceeds go to the training of our Olympic men].

Other information: Könni and Tilgmann drew about twenty different Christmas and New Year greeting cards to raise funds for the training of the Finnish Olympic team. Half of the cards were in Swedish language.

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Designer: Könni, Y. ja Tilgman, A.

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Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number: 2869:007

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Material: cardboard

Measurements: height 14 cm; width 9 cm

Description: Text on the upper edge: HAUSKAA JOULUA! [Happy Christmas!] In the middle an arched window with opened hatches. Behind the window a Christmas tree. Olympic rings on the window framework. Looking through the window two elves. Signature in the left lower corner: YK.

Other information: Könni and Tilgmann drew about twenty different Christmas and New Year greeting cards to raise funds for the training of the Finnish Olympic team. Half of the cards were in Swedish language.

Stamp sketch

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Stamp sketch

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Year of prod.: 1940

Object number: 3452

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Method of prod.: handmade

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.00 cm; width 3.50 cm

Description: Black and white stamp sketch depicting a discus thrower.

Bear sculpture

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Bear sculpture

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Year of prod.: 1939

Object number: 1740

Manuf. and place of prod.: Valimo M.Virtanen (Foundry M.Virtanen)

Commissioned by: Nordlin, Erik

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel

Measurements: height 9.7 cm; width 6.2 cm; depth 6.2 cm

Description: A greenish bear standing on rear legs on a pedestal with the text OLYMPIAKISAT 1940 SUOMI OLYMPISKA SPELEN 1940 FINLAND

Other information: The bear carried in its hands Olympic rings which have later been removed. The bear sculptures were initially sold for raising funds for the 1940 Olympic Games, but in the summer of 1940 they were sold at sports events for the benefit of war invalids.

Statue

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Statue

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Year of prod.: –1940

Object number: 2393:014

Manuf. and place of prod.: Sidoroff, Hyrylä?

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: stone, metal

Measurements: height 20 cm; width 5.9 cm; depth 5.9 cm

Description: On a black rectangular pedestal a semi-nude young man holding a laurel wreath.

Other information: Made in gold, silver and bronze colours.

Vase

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Vase

Category: Art works and decorative objects

Designer: Salmenlinna, Antti

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Year of prod.: 1939

Object number: 3206

Manuf. and place of prod.: Riihimäen Lasi

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass

Measurements: height 12 cm

Description: Reddish glass. On each side a different pattern: three running men, a throwing man, two men wrestling and the Olympic rings with the text: Helsinki 1940.

Medal sketch

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Medal sketch

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Year of prod.: 1939–1940

Object number:  1771:002

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Method of prod.: handwork

Material: plaster

Measurements: thickness 1.5 cm; diameter 29.5 cm

Description: Brown-painted with the text XII OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940 and two groups of people on either side of an altar of fire: on the left a man and a woman, on the right two saluting men.

 

Medal sketch

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Medal sketch

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Designer: Halonen, Emil

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Year of prod.: 1939

Object number: 1266

Manuf. and place of prod.: Halonen, Emil

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Method of prod.: plaster cast

Material: plaster

Measurements: diameter 30.5 cm

Description: Circular, white; in relief a goddess hailing an athlete who holds a running miniature figure; XII OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1940

Other information: Emil Halonen’s entry in the competition for the Olympic commemorative medal.

Plaster relief

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Plaster relief

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Year of prod.: 1935?–1940

Object number: 1422

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Method of prod.: handwork

Material: plaster

Measurements: thickness 2.3 cm; diameter 30 cm

Description: Olympic rings with the year 1940 and laurel wreaths. On the obverse a text in black: OLINHAN SIELLÄ MINÄKIN [I was there too].