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1952

Helsinki Olympic Games 1952

Sun visor

Helsinki 1952

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Sun visor

Category: Utility articles

Designer: Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1325

Manuf. and place of prod.:

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cardboard

Measurements: width 21.2 cm

Description: White cardboard visor with text NOKIA, a car tyre and the Olympic rings. Rubber band attached.

Sun visor

Helsinki 1952

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Sun visor

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Year of prod.:1952

Object number: 2426

Manuf. and place of prod.:

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cardboard

Measurements: width 24.3 cm; length 13.1 cm

Description: One side is red with writing (BUVEZ COCA-COLA) in white, the other side white with the same writing in red. Sent as a postcard: on the red side written greetings, on the white side three stamps and Olympic postmarks.

Binoculars

Helsinki 1952

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Binoculars

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Designer: Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1662:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Isolan

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: height 7.8 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: Black, 2 lenses. Engraved are the Olympic rings and the year 1952.

Other information: The Olympic Collection Committee granted the right to use the Olympic rings on miniature binoculars to the importer Aulis A. Nurminen on 29 January 1952. 20,000 sets were imported, of which 19,898 were sold. The Collection Committee received 20 Fmk for each sold pair.

Wallet

Helsinki 1952

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Wallet

Category: Utility articles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2572

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tena Teollisuus Oy?

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: height 13.4 cm; width 10.2 cm

Description: Brown, with the Olympic rings and text: HELSINKI 1952. Includes 5 compartments: one is for banknotes, one for coins (with metal zipper)

Razor blade pack

Helsinki 1952

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Razor blade pack

Category: Utility articles

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1299:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: OY PARTATERÄ

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper, steel

Measurements: height 2.8 cm; width 5 cm; strenght 0.5 cm

Description: 5 separately packaged blades inside a yellow box. On the box cover the text: OLYMPIA “52”, the Finnish arms and the Olympic rings. On the back side the text VALMISTETTU SUOMESSA OY PARTATERÄ and the patent number.

Other information: Patent number: 19493-109330-68211-64077

Camping chair

Helsinki 1952

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Camping chair

Category: Utility articles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2389

Manuf. and place of prod.: Enso-Gutzeit Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: varnished wood, metal

Measurements: height 89.5 cm; width 23 cm

Description: Folding chair. On the seat the text in blue: HELSINKI 1952. On the back side a picture and the text: ISTU NÄIN SITT SÅ HÄR. Two chair feet and a stick.

Other information: The stick was used as the back of the chair.

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Coffee bag

Helsinki 1952

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Coffee bag

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Year of prod.  Early 1950’s, 1950–1952

Object number: 3254

Manuf. and place of prod.: Paulig

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:  industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 13.50 cm

Description: Yellow and brown coffee bag, featuring a girl in Finnish national dress holding a coffee cup. On the other side a picture of the same girl making coffee. On both sides the Olympic rings and the text: PAULA KAHVIA – KAFFE PAULIG. Contains 1/4 kg of coffee beans. The price of the bag was 175 marks. The “Paula” girl was a well-known trademark of Paulig coffee company.

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Tray

Helsinki 1952

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Tray

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Designer:

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1360:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Helsinki, Suomi

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood, hardboard

Measurements: length 42 cm; width 32 cm

Description: On a light blue background coloured Olympic rings above the mark HELSINKI 1952. The wooden “frame” was afterwards painted light grey.

Matchbox cover

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox cover

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1051:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy G.W.Sohlberg Ab

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: brass

Measurements: height 1.7 cm; width 5.7 cm; depth 3.8 cm

Description: The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Features the tower of the Olympic Stadium seen from the south stands. On the reverse side a scenery from Helsinki harbour.

Eyeglass case

Helsinki 1952

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Eyeglass case

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3577:1

Manuf. and place of prod.: Korukon kotelotehdas, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial product

Material: leather

Measurements: width 7.5 cm, height 16.00 cm

Description: Eyeglass case made of brown leather, featuring the Olympic rings, the text 1952 HELSINKI and an Ancient Greek discus thrower. Stitched on the edge on three sides, opening on the top.

Coca-Cola bottle

Helsinki 1952

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Coca-Cola bottle

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2035:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass, liquid, metal cork

Measurements: height 20 cm

Description: Unopened bottle, contents partly evaporated.

Other information: Marks / stamps: COCA COLA

Coca-Cola was first sold in Finland at the Olympic Games of 1952. It was sold in 0.19-litre bottles.

Drinking glass

Helsinki 1952

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Drinking glass

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1006:007

Manuf. and place of prod.: Karhula or Riihimäen lasi

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass

Measurements: height 12 cm, diameter 6.7 cm

Description: Transparent glass, plain surface with blue-and-white picture featuring the Olympic Stadium, two laurel wreaths, the Olympic rings and the text: HELSINKI 1952.

Tea spoons

Helsinki 1952

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Tea spoons

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2181:001af

Manuf. and place of prod.: Relo Oy, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial / handmade

Material: silver plate

Measurements: height 12 cm; width 2.5 cm

Description: On the handle the Olympic rings, sun rays, flame, wreath and the text HELSINKI 1952.

Other information: Label behind the spoons: ALPAKKA. Reddish container box (8.5 x 15 cm) with yellow silk clothing on the inside. On its cover the text: T:MI K. LEHTISEN KELLOLIIKE Forssa – Puh. 1102. On the bottom a sticker with the text: Taara PAKKAUS.

Mirror

Helsinki 1952

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Mirror

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Designer:

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1197

Manuf. and place of prod.: T:mi Kotkan Laatukello?

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: brass, mirror glass

Measurements: diameter 5.9 cm

Description: Round mirror. On the back side the Olympic rings with the text: HELSINKI 1952.

Cigarette pack

Helsinki 1952

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Cigarette pack

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2035:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Turkey

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 7.2 cm; width 5.5 cm

Description: Blue and white pack of cigarettes with the Olympic rings and the Stadium tower. The text: 1952 XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 20 CIGARETTES TURKISH STATE MONOPOLIES The important thing is not to win, but to take part.

Flashlight

Helsinki 1952

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Flashlight

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2361

Manuf. and place of prod.: G.W. Sohlberg

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material:

Measurements: length 6.5 cm; height 12 cm; width 2.5 cm

Description: Flat, rectangular shape, on the top a semi-circular bulb section. Depicted a blue-toned scene of Helsinki from the sea and the Olympic Stadium.

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Olympic knife

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic knife

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Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  1950–1952

Object number: 3338ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:  Puukkotehdas Luomanen? (uncertain information)

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material: metal, plastic

Measurements: length of knife 8.00 cm, length of scabbard 7.00 cm.

Description: Small knife (a) with scabbard (b). Metal blade, the handle is made of reddish plastic, with gilded Olympic rings and the year 1952.  Metal scabbard with ornamentation, the point is curved upwards.  Attached to belt with a metal clasp

Key holder

Helsinki 1952

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Key holder

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3577:2

Manuf. and place of prod.: Korukon kotelotehdas, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial product

Material: leather

Measurements: width 4.5 cm, height 6.5 cm

Description: Key holder made of red leather. Folded around a metal keyring, attached with a button on the backside. Featuring the Olympic rings and the text 1952 HELSINKI.

Coffee pot

Helsinki 1952

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Coffee pot

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Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 3192:1ab

Manuf. and place of prod.: Paulig, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: copper

Measurements: height 18.5 cm

Description: Copper coffee pot. Olympic rings on the lid. In the handle the text: Pauligin pannu 1951 [Paulig’s pot 1951].

Soft drink case (Coca-Cola)

Helsinki 1952

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Soft drink case (Coca-Cola)

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1299:003

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood, metal

Measurements: height 10 cm; width 30 cm

Description: Yellowish wooden case, on the sides texts in red: DRINK COCA-COLA beder handelsmerk. On the inside there are slots for 24 bottles. On both sides of the case elliptical holes for carrying. The corners are reinforced with metal. The bottom is made of three planks.

Napkin

Helsinki 1952

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Napkin

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:310

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 40.8 cm; width 40.8 cm

Description: White, folded in squares of 20.5 x 20.5 cm. 4 pictures in red and green: horse & rider; cyclist; tennis player; football players.

Other information: Other motifs include diving and sailing (in blue and grey).

Sweet box

Helsinki 1952

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Sweet box

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1051:002ab

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy G.W.Sohlberg Ab

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: sheet metal

Measurements: height 4 cm; diameter 13 cm

Description: On the cover the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952, the Olympic rings and a view of the Olympic Pier at the harbour of Helsinki. The bottom is bluish grey, worn paint.

Other information: Sold in the Olympic year for 120 Fmk.

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Hand mirror

Helsinki 1952

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Hand mirror

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Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 3501

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material: Metal frame, plastic ornament on the backside

Measurements: height 14 cm

Description: Small hand mirror, on the backside an ornament featuring the Olympic Stadium, trees, the arms and flag of Finland, and the text: HELSINKI 52.

Book with stereo picture slides

Helsinki 1952

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Book with stereo picture slides

Category: Utility articles

Designer: Reisdorf, Valentin

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952–1953

Object number: 1299:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Raumbild-Verlag Otto Schönstei; Oberaudorf am Inn, Oberbayern

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper, cloth, hardener, metal

Measurements: height 29.5 cm; width 20.5 cm

Description: Red, thick, hard cover. On the cover the Stadium tower in gold, the Olympic rings and the text HELSINKI OLYMPIA 1952. 107 numbered pages. The slots in the inside covers contain 100 stereo picture slides.

In the front cover two slots of slides, the lower one also containing a foldable black metal-framed viewing device. In the front of the device two black lenses, in the back a black frame for the picture slide. The height of the viewing device is 6.5 cm, the width 15 cm.

Olympic tea package

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tea package

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Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1267

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy Gustav Paulig Ab

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: aluminium, paper, tea leaves

Measurements: height 4.8 cm; width 10 cm; depth 3 cm

Description: Package of tea, label “Paulig 1001”

Other information: Part of the sales proceeds were used to fund the training of Finnish Olympic athletes. Oy Paulig Ab had a similar agreement on the use of the Olympic rings for the 1940 Games. The agreement for the 1952 Games covered also the sales of coffee, tea, mustard and ice cream.

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Bag

Helsinki 1952

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Bag

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Designer:

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Year of prod.:  1950–1952

Object number: 3280

Manuf. and place of prod.

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material: leather

Measurements: height 50.00 cm

Description: Light brown bag. A faded leather patch that contains pictures of the Olympic Stadium tower and the Finnish National Museum as well as the Finnish flag with Olympic rings. Below is the text: Helsinki 1952. The leather straps are strongly worn. Metal scabbard with ornamentation, the point is curved upwards.  Attached to belt with a metal clasp.

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

Collection box

Helsinki 1952

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Collection box

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1786:044

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: birch playwood

Measurements: height 25 cm; width 32 cm; depth 14 cm

Description: Varnished, opened from the top. The text: O.y. Stockmann A.b. [retailer], KERAVAN PUUSEPÄNTEHDAS. KERVO SNICKERIFABRIK. TYÖNTEKIJÄIN OLYMPIA KERÄYS.

Olympic torch

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic torch

Category: Utility articles

Designer: Tuhka, Aukusti

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0417

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kultakeskus Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silver, birch wood

Measurements: height 60 cm; diameter 12 cm; weight 1080 g

Description: The handle is varnished birch wood, its end part is silver. The cup is made of polished silver, embossed with Olympic rings and a laurel wreath. On its lower edge the text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952 HELSINGFORS HELSINKI. On the upper edge 16 holes.

Other information: Silver marks: lion, crown, 813H, castle, Y6

22 torches were made. The burning time of the cartridges used in the torch was 22 minutes.

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Bottle opener

Helsinki 1952

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Bottle opener

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Designer:

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1191

Manuf. and place of prod.: GWS

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel

Measurements: length 8.7 cm; width 1.8 cm

Description: Engraved text HELSINKI 1952 and the Olympic rings.

Other information: Oy G.W. Sohlberg purchased a license to use the Olympic rings trademark from the Olympic Collection Committee.

Chocolate medal

Helsinki 1952

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Chocolate medal

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1875

Manuf. and place of prod.: Huhtamäki-yhtymä Oy / Hellas

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: folio paper, chocolate

Measurements: diameter 8.2 cm

Description: Round, gold package. Double wrapping. On the front side a goddess and the text: XV OLYMPIALAISET HELSINKI 1952. On the back side a young athlete carried by a group of men and the text: HELLAS SUKLAA CHOCOLATE.

Other information: The motif of the wrapping is the same as in the Olympic prize medals.

Soft drink bottle

Helsinki 1952

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Soft drink bottle

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1176:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Panimo Oy Bock Bryggeri AB

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: glass, steel, plastic

Measurements: height 26.1 cm; diameter 6.5 cm

Description: Soft drink bottle with narrowing neck. The etiquette features the Finnish flag, the Olympic Stadium, a discus thrower and the Olympic rings. On the bottom edge the word OLYMPIA in white letters. Below that the text in red: Panimo O.Y.BOCK Bryggeri A.B.Vaasa – Vasa. White porcelain cork with a red plastic plug. The cork is attached to the bottle with a metal latch.

Sugar pincers

Helsinki 1952

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Sugar pincers

Category: Utility articles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 3481

Manuf. and place of prod.: Relo Oy (uncertain information)

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, silver

Measurements: length 10.00 cm

Description: Silver sugar pincers modelled after the Olympic rings. Flowery pattern in the junction. In working order.

Flag

Helsinki 1952

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Flag

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1115:127

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wool

Measurements: height 60.5 cm; width 91 cm

Description: Natural white; printed coloured Olympic rings in the middle; at the left edge a cord with a brass piece at the upper end.

Miniature pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Miniature pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1177:028ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic, metal, silk

Measurements: length 21 cm; height 36 cm; width 11 cm; diameter 7.5 cm

Description: Metal pole on a black plastic pedestal. On top of the pole the Olympic rings in blue. In the pennant on a white field the Olympic Stadium tower, the Olympic rings and the text HELSINKI 1952.

Table flag

Helsinki 1952

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Table flag

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1011:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial silk

Measurements: height 15 cm; width 24.5 cm

Description: White rectangular flag, a narrow cord at the left edge. Coloured Olympic rings; a small Finnish flag in the upper hoist corner.

Table pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Table pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1488

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: marble, steel, silk

Measurements: height 50.5 cm

Description: Black marble pedestal with text in gold: XV 1952 HELSINKI. Steel flagpole. The flag is white but faded, featuring the Olympic rings and the year 1952.

Table flag

Helsinki 1952

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Table flag

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1011:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial silk

Measurements: height 12 cm; width 20 cm

Description: Blue-and-white Finnish flag with Olympic rings in the upper hoist corner. Cord attached to the hoist edge.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 0840

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial/printed

Material: artificial silk

Measurements: height 16.3 cm; width 27 cm

Description: Triangular; natural white with red fly edges. Sown ribbon line in the hoist edge. The Olympic Stadium, a man running with the Olympic torch, coloured Olympic rings and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Hanged horizontally.

Table flag

Helsinki 1952

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Table flag

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1120:261ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: marble, steel, silk

Measurements: height 51 cm

Description: White Olympic flag, size 24 x 14 cm. Grey marble pedestal with text in gold: XV 1952 HELSINKI. Metal flagpole. The flag is white, featuring the Olympic rings and the year 1952. The colours are faded, the white field turning to yellow.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2339:014

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial satin

Measurements: length 28.5 cm; height 15.5 cm

Description: Silky surface. The Finnish flag with blue-and-white cord on the edges.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2365:017

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial satin, metal

Measurements: height 26 cm; width 16.6 cm

Description: Triangular; on a white field Helsinki landmarks, including the Stadium tower, the Parliament House and the Cathedral; profile of a laurel-crowned man, the Olympic rings and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Below a row of flags of participating nations.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2339:012

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton

Measurements: length 27 cm; height 13.3 cm

Description: Triangular pennant. White field with red fly edges. The Olympic rings in blue and the text: 1952 SUOMI FINLAND HELSINKI. Ribbon line at the left edge.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1432:002

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: length 54 cm; width 19.5 cm

Description: Dark blue with white edges. The text: DELEGACION ARGENTINA. Emblem with Argentinian colours, the Olympic torch and the Olympic rings, below the text: HELSINKI 1952.

Other information: Pennant of the Argentinian Olympic team.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1432:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: lenght 46 cm; width 17.4 cm

Description: Triangular; on a white field a hurdler and the text: DELEGACION DEPORTIVA VENEZOLANA HELSINKI 1952.

Other information: Pennant of the Venezuelan Olympic team.

Olympic pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1075

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 10.5 cm; width 21.5 cm

Description: Triangular pennant; hanged horizontally. White and blue. Coloured Olympic rings, the Stadium tower and the text HELSINKI 1952. A cord attached to the left edge.

Other information: Sold (à 500 Fmk) for the benefit of Finnish Olympic athletes.

Torch relay pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Torch relay pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  1952

Object number: 3318

Manuf. and place of prod.: Sweden

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:

Material: cloth

Measurements: height 15.5 cm; width 27.4 cm

Description: Yellow pennant with blue border, containing a map of Sweden showing the route of the 1952 Olympic torch relay (the towns of Malmö, Stockholm and Haparanda marked on the map), the Olympic rings, a burning torch and the text: Olympiavimpeln 1952.

Pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3389:3

Manuf. and place of prod.:

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Method of prod.:

Material: cloth

Measurements: height 57.00 cm

Description: Bulgarian pennant exchanged at the basketball match between Finland and Bulgaria at the 1952 Olympic Games. Emblem of People’s Republic of Bulgaria on three vertical stripes in the colours of the Bulgarian flag (white, green and red). One tassel at the tip. No supporting bar included.

Pennant

Helsinki 1952

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Pennant

Category: Flags and pennants

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3389:2

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cloth

Measurements: height 59.00 cm

Description: Soviet pennant exchanged at the basketball match between Finland and the USSR at the 1952 Olympic Games. Dark red velvety cloth with golden fringe tassels, featuring the coat of arms of the Soviet Union. Metal bar included.

Textile badge

Helsinki 1952

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Textile badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:261:005

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 7.7 cm; width 6.0 cm

Description: Shield-shaped badge in the colours of the United States of America. 13 red and white vertical stripes, upper part in blue features the Olympic rings instead of stars. Beneath the shield a white band with the text in blue: HELSINKI 1952.

Other information: Badge of the United States Olympic team.

Textile badge

Helsinki 1952

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Textile badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1526:004

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: flannel, cotton

Measurements: length 11.2 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: Shield-shaped badge. The background is brown flannel. Yellow and red fire burning on a blue hill, the Olympic rings and the ordinal number XV.

Textile badge

Helsinki 1952

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Textile badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2735:011

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: textile

Measurements: height 6.7 cm; width 12.5 cm

Description: Rectangular, brown. Machine-sown coloured Olympic rings over which the text: OLYMPIA-KUVA.

Other information: The badge used by the photographers of Olympia-Kuva Oy, the company which held exclusive photography rights at the Helsinki Games.

Textile badge

Helsinki 1952

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Textile badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2526:003

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: textile

Measurements: height 7 cm; width 6.8 cm

Description: Circular blue and white badge featuring blue Olympic rings and the text: OPAS XV GUIDE

Other information: Badge used by guides during the Olympic Games.

Sleeve mark

Helsinki 1952

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Sleeve mark

Category: Badges and pins

Designer: Sysimetsä, Ilmari

Vol. of production (copies): at least 140 000

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:556:005

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: polyester

Measurements: height 8.6 cm; width 5 cm

Description: The motif is the same as in the official Olympic poster: Paavo Nurmi’s runner statue with the globe and the Olympic rings. The text: XV OLYMPIAKISAT HELSINGISSÄ 19.VII – 3.VIII.1952.

Olympic camping badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic camping badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer: Tuhka, Aukusti

Vol. of production (copies): 20 000

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 1903

Manuf. and place of prod.: Nauhatehdas P.G. Holm Oy Ab

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: viscose

Measurements: height 11 cm; width 5 cm

Description: Badge of the Olympic camping site in Helsinki. The Olympic rings, the Finnish flag and tents in front of a lake scenery.

Other information: Sold to camp tenants, à 100 Fmk.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0478:42:29

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: tin

Measurements: height 1 cm; width 1.4 cm

Description: Needle pin. The Olympic rings and the Roman number XV.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–

Object number: 0478:42:31

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by: The Finnish Olympic Collection Committee

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: gold

Measurements: height 1 cm; width 1.4 cm

Description: Screw-attached pin. The Olympic rings and the Roman number XV.

Other information: The pin was sold (à 5,000 Fmk) for the benefit of the Finnish teams at the Olympic Games in Oslo and Helsinki. Also sold were a silver pin and a bronze pin for schoolchildren and young people.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer: Vol. of production (copies): 70 000

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:410:076

Manuf. and place of prod.: Veljekset Sundqvist

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: bronze

Measurements: height 2.4 cm; width 1.6 cm

Description: Die cast elliptical needle pin. A flame, the Olympic rings, the year 1952 and the text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Sold on the route of the Olympic torch relay.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2088:032

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamelled

Measurements: height 4.6 cm; width 2 cm

Description: A little Finnish flag and the Olympic rings.

Other information:

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2088:023

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamelled

Measurements: height 6.5 cm; width 2 cm

Description: The Olympic rings on top of a ring target with a quill hit in the bullseye. A white shield with the text: HELSINKI A.I.P.S. U.L.-S.F. 1952.

Other information: A.I.P.S. stands for the International Sports Press Association, U.L.-S.F. for the Sportswriters’ Association in Finland. Badge of the AIPS congress held in connection with the Olympic Games.

Olympic pin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2456:054

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: white metal, enamelled

Measurements: diameter 2 cm

Description: A circular pin. The text: KOREAN OLYMPIC SUPPORTERS ASSOCIATION. On a white field the coloured Olympic rings and the red and blue South Korean national symbol.

IOC badge

Helsinki 1952

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IOC badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–

Object number: 0591:030

Manuf. and place of prod.: Veljekset Sundqvist

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: gilded metal, textile

Measurements: height 4.8 cm; width 3.2 cm

Description: Light blue enamelling. The Stadium tower and the Olympic rings, below the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI HELSINGFORS. Two ribbons: the upper, shorter one is striped in the colours of the Olympic ring, the lower one is white and has the text: C.I.O.

Other information: The badge was used by members of the International Olympic Committee (so called “Gold badge”) .

Helsinki Olympic Games 1952 Officials' badge The Sports Museum of Finland

Officials' badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies): 14 000

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2851:003

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamelled

Measurements: height 4.8 cm; width 3.2 cm

Description: On bronze background the Olympic rings, the Stadium tower and the year 1952. The text below: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI HELSINGFORS. Attached textile ribbon with faded text: Pyöräily Cyclisme Officiel.

Other information: So called “Bronze badge”.

Officials' badge

Helsinki 1952

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Officials' badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies): 3 200

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 0:073

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamelled

Measurements: height 4.8 cm; width 3.2 cm

Description: On dark blue background the Olympic rings, the Stadium tower and the year 1952. The text below: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Enjoining ribbon indicated the status and duties of the official (so called “Silver badge”).

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1829:071

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: diameter 4.5 cm

Description: Round plastic badge. On grey field the text in red: APUTOIMITSIJA-HJÄLPFUNKTIONÄR [Assistant official]. The Olympic rings, the Olympic flame and the Roman number XV.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1829:072

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: diameter 4.5 cm

Description: Round plastic badge. On blue field the text in yellow: KUORO-KÖREN [the choir]. The Olympic rings, the Olympic flame and the Roman number XV.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  –1952

Object number: 1829:075

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: diameter 4.5 cm

Description: Round plastic badge. On green field the text: MUONITUS-FÖRPLÄGNAD [catering]. The Olympic rings, the Olympic flame and the Roman number XV.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  –1952

Object number: 1829:073

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: diameter 4.5 cm

Description: Round plastic badge. On white field the text in red: JÄRJESTYSMIES-ORDNINGSMAN [security official]. The Olympic rings, the Olympic flame and the Roman number XV.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  –1952

Object number: 1829:077

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic

Measurements: diameter 4.5 cm

Description: Round plastic badge. On red field the text: OLYMPIAKYLÄ-OLYMPIABYN [Olympic village]. The Olympic rings, the Olympic flame and the Roman number XV.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:410:075

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: metal, enamelled

Measurements: height 2 cm; width 1.4 cm

Description: Rectangular badge. On a light blue background the Stadium tower, the Olympic rings and the year 1952. Below these is the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI.

Olympic badge

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic badge

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0591:050

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: bronze

Measurements: diameter 4.2 cm

Description: Medal-like badge with a textile ribbon. Gold-coloured with enamelled middle section. The text: CONFEDERACION ARGENTINA DE DEPORTES. COMITE OLIMPICO ARGENTINO. On the reverse side the engraving: XV JUEGOS OLIMPICOS HELSINKI 1952.

Other information: Badge of the Argentinean Olympic team.

Olympic pin thermometer

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic pin thermometer

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  1950’s, 1950–1952

Object number: 3325

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.  industrial

Material: metal

Measurements: height 6.00 cm

Description: Thermometer used as Olympic pin or brooch, modelled after the tower of Helsinki Olympic Stadium. At the foot of the tower is the text: HELSINKI 1952. Needle on the back.

Torch relay pin

Helsinki 1952

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Torch relay pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:  1952

Object number: 3322

Manuf. and place of prod.: Sweden

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.:  industrial

Material: metal

Measurements: height 5.60 cm

Description: Olympic torch relay pin from Gothenburg, 1952. Red flame in a golden bowl on a blue field, crowned by five rings. Golden rim with the text: “2 JULI GÖTEBORG 1952”. Needle on the back, apparently attached with glue.

Collection pin

Helsinki 1952

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Collection pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2659:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: bronze

Measurements: length 3.5 cm; width 1.5 cm

Description: The head of the pin is 1 cm in height, featuring the Roman number XV and five rings arranged in a downwardly opening semi-circle.

Other information: Sold for the benefit of the Olympic Games, à 100 Fmk.

Collection pin

Helsinki 1952

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Collection pin

Category: Badges and pins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2659:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: bronze

Measurements: length 3.5 cm; width 1.5 cm

Description: The head of the pin is 1 cm in height, featuring the Roman number XV and five rings arranged in a downwardly opening semi-circle.

Other information: Sold for the benefit of the Olympic Games, à 100 Fmk

The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit (1st class)

Helsinki 1952

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The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit (1st class)

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 0521:012

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silver, gilded, enamelled; textile ribbon

Measurements: height 7.5 cm; width 5.2 cm

Description: Blue and white ribbon, worn as pendant around the neck. White five-armed cross and the Finnish Lion. In the middle of the cross on the obverse the Olympic rings, on the reverse the year 1952.

Other information: The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit and Medal of Merit were instituted by the President of the Republic on 21 July 1951. They were awarded for distinguished service for the Helsinki Olympic Games. The Cross of Merit, First Class was awarded to 116 Finnish citizens and 167 foreign nationals.

The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit (2nd class)

Helsinki 1952

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The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit (2nd class)

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies): 700

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 0416:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: white metal

Measurements: diameter 4.2 cm

Description: Blue and white ribbon, worn as pendant around the neck. White five-armed cross and the Finnish Lion. In the middle of the cross on the obverse the Olympic rings, on the reverse the year 1952.

Other information: The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit and Medal of Merit were instituted by the President of the Republic on 21 July 1951. They were awarded for distinguished service for the Helsinki Olympic Games. The Cross of Merit, Second Class was awarded to 508 Finnish citizens and 192 foreign nationals.

The Finnish Olympic Medal of Merit

Helsinki 1952

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The Finnish Olympic Medal of Merit

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2481:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tillander Koruteollisuus Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silver, textile ribbon

Measurements: height 10.8 cm; diameter 3.1 cm

Description: Blue and white striped ribbon. Five-armed cross and the Finnish Lion. In the middle of the cross on the obverse the Olympic rings, on the reverse the year 1952.

Other information: Awarded to officials after the Olympic Games. There were a total of 2,000 recipients.

Olympic gold medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic gold medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Giuseppe Cassioli

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0413:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kultakeskus, Hämeenlinna

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silver, gilded

Measurements: diameter 5 cm; thickness 0.3 cm

Description: On the obverse side the goddess Nike in front of a Roman amphitheatre and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952, on the reverse side a champion of the Ancient Olympic Games carried by a jubilant crowd.

Other information: The medal is encased in a blue box. The text was designed by Aukusti Tuhka.

Olympic silver medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic silver medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Giuseppe Cassioli

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0413:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kultakeskus, Hämeenlinna

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silver

Measurements: diameter 5 cm; thickness 0.3 cm

Description: On the obverse side the goddess Nike in front of a Roman amphitheatre and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952, on the reverse side a champion of the Ancient Olympic Games carried by a jubilant crowd.

Other information: The medal is encased in a blue box. The text was designed by Aukusti Tuhka.

Olympic bronze medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic bronze medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Giuseppe Cassioli

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0413:005

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kultakeskus, Hämeenlinna

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: bronze

Measurements: diameter 5 cm; thickness 0.3 cm

Description: On the obverse side the goddess Nike in front of a Roman amphitheatre and the text XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952, on the reverse side a champion of the Ancient Olympic Games carried by a jubilant crowd.

Other information: The medal is encased in a blue box. The text was designed by Aukusti Tuhka.

Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Räsänen, Kauko

Vol. of production (copies): 14,000 or 16,000

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 0478:021

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Kultasepät Oy

Commissioned by: The Organising Committee of the Olympic Games

Method of prod.: struck

Material: bronze

Measurements: diameter 5.4 cm; thickness 0.4 cm

Description: On the obverse two people holding small torches, the Olympic rings and the text: XV OLYMPIA. On the reverse profiles of an athlete, the running track of the Olympic Stadium and the text: HELSINKI HELSINGFORS 1952.

Other information: Awarded to the competitors at the Olympic Games. According to the Official Report of the Games the medal was struck in 14,000 copies, according to the manufacturer in 16,000.

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Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Aaltonen, Aarre

Vol. of production (copies): 10

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2477

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: cast

Material: bronze

Measurements: diameter 8.5 cm; thickness 0.7 cm

Description: Circular, one-sided. The text: XV OLYMPIA 1952 HELSINKI HELSINGFORS. Head of a youth facing left. On the right side of the head the letter A.

Olympic commemorative medal

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic commemorative medal

Olympic commemorative medal

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Aaltonen, Aarre

Vol. of production (copies): 10

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1340:046

Manuf. and place of prod.: Paasikoski, Paavo

Commissioned by: Inva Oy

Method of prod.: cast

Material: gilded light metal

Measurements: height 5.1 cm; width 5.1 cm

Description: Rectangular, gilded. In relief a picture of Paavo Nurmi running, the Olympic rings and the text HELSINKI 1952. On the obverse the signature of Wäinö Aaltonen in relief. On the reverse side engraved the text: Maraton 27.7.1952. The medal is encased in a brown rectangular box. The inside of the box is furnished with white cloth and yellowish velvet. On the bottom of the box a paper sticker with the manufacturer’s logo: on a blue background a silver-coloured drawn bow and the text: “JOUSI Turku”.

Other information: According to Inva Oy a total of 227 medals were sold in the year 1952.

Olympic coin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic coin

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Matti Visanti and Aarre Aaltonen

Vol. of production (copies): 18,500

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 0455:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Rahapaja, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: struck

Material: silver

Measurements: diameter 3.2 cm; thickness 0.2 cm

Description: On the obverse side the text SUOMI FINLAND 500 MARKKAA and a laurel wreath. On the reverse side the text: OLYMPIA XV HELSINKI and the year 1951.

Other information: The first coin minted for the Helsinki Games. The first design was made as early as 1936.

Olympic coin

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic coin

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Matti Visanti and Aarre Aaltonen

Vol. of production (copies): 586,500

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0455:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Rahapaja, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: struck

Material: silver

Measurements: diameter 3.2 cm; thickness 0.2 cm

Description: On the obverse side the text SUOMI FINLAND 500 MARKKAA and a laurel wreath. On the reverse side the text: OLYMPIA XV HELSINKI and the year 1952.

Other information: The first Olympic coin was minted in 1951.

Olympic torch relay plaque

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic torch relay plaque

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer: Aukusti Tuhka

Vol. of production (copies): 3,750

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2152:090

Manuf. and place of prod.: Veljekset Sundqvist

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: minted

Material: copper

Measurements: height 7 cm; width 4 cm

Description: Rectangular plaque. In relief the Olympic rings, flames and rays of light. The texts: XV OLYMPIA 1952 HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.

Other information: Plaques were sold to the runners of the torch relay.

Medal of the Norwegian Olympic Committee

Helsinki 1952

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Medal of the Norwegian Olympic Committee

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 0:153

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: white metal

Measurements: height 6.5 cm; width 5.0 cm

Description: Rectangular, in the middle a rectangular relief (3.3 x 2 cm) featuring two Viking men shaking hands. On the lower part of the front side the text: FRA NORGES OLYMPISKE KOMMITE 19 JULI – 3 AUG. 1952.

Die of torch relay pin

Helsinki 1952

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Die of torch relay pin

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1667:247

Manuf. and place of prod.: Veljekset Sundqvist

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel

Measurements: height 4.5 cm; diameter 4.8 cm

Description: Elliptical relief of 2.4 x 1.5 cm. The Olympic rings, a flame and the text: XV OLYMPIA 1952 HELSINKI HELSINGFORS. The die was attached to the head of a hammer.

Engraving: VELJEKSET SUNDQVIST HELSINKI SUOMI (in mirror image).

Other information: The torch relay pin was made in 70,000 copies.

Counterpiece of torch relay pin

Helsinki 1952

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Counterpiece of torch relay pin

Category: Medals, decorations and coins

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1667:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Veljekset Sundqvist

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel

Measurements: height 2.7 cm; width 2.8 cm; depth 3.3 cm

Description: On a metal piece an elliptical relief: a flame, the Olympic rings and the text: XV OLYMPIA 1952 HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.

Other information: The torch relay pin was made in 70,000 copies.

The Saarland mining lamp

Helsinki 1952

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The Saarland mining lamp

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1910

Object number: 2297:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Friemann & Wolf, Germany

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: brass, birchwood pedestal

Measurements: height 29 cm; diameter 18.5 cm

Description: The mining lamp is set on a wooden ring. The lamp has a plate with the texts: Das Saarland grüsst Helsinki. Olympisches Komitee des Saarlandes. The patent marks: PATENT FREIMANN & WOLF.ZWICKAU/SA; in the glass: Robax.

Other information: The Olympic flame was carried in this lamp on aeroplane from Athens to Aalborg, Denmark. The lamp was donated by the Olympic Committee of Saarland.

Shoulder bag (starter's equipment)

Helsinki 1952

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Shoulder bag (starter's equipment)

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940–1945

Object number: 1779:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather

Measurements: height 20 cm; width 24 cm

Description: Brown, 2 leather carrying straps. Zipper on the top. Rectangular leather patch with the Finnish flag, the Olympic rings and the text: HELSINKI 1952 FINLAND. The red ring has almost worn off.

Whistle (starter's equipment)

Helsinki 1952

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Whistle (starter's equipment)

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940–1945

Object number: 1779:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood

Measurements: height 9.9 cm; width 2.3 cm

Description: Horn-shaped. Attached to one end is a cotton string with a safety pin.

Lane draw mark (starter's equipment)

Helsinki 1952

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Lane draw mark (starter's equipment)

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940–1949

Object number: 1779:007

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: brass

Measurements: length 9.5 cm; width 1.8 cm

Description: Die cast on a metal plate: the number 1.

Cartridge box (starter's equipment)

Helsinki 1952

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Cartridge box (starter's equipment)

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940–1949

Object number: 1779:004ab

Manuf. and place of prod.: Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd., Eley Factories, Birmingham

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: sheet metal

Measurements: height 2 cm; diameter 4.9 cm

Description: The text: 100 No. 1 SALOON BLANK Cartridges. Contains cartridges.

Starting block (for sprint races)

Helsinki 1952

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Starting block (for sprint races)

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0845:004ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel, jute

Measurements: length 43.5 cm; width 18 cm

Description: Footholds of jute, 15.5 x 14.5 cm. Middle piece with holes. Both blocks are made of three parts.

Leather bag

1952 SUMMER OLYMPICS

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Leather bag

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2629

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather

Measurements: height 57 cm; width 38 cm

Description: Brown, 2 leather carrying straps. Zipper on the top. Rectangular leather patch with the Finnish flag, the Olympic rings and the text: HELSINKI 1952 FINLAND. The red ring has almost worn off.

Starter's pistol

Helsinki 1952

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Starter's pistol

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1940–1949

Object number: 1779:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Johnson’s Arms and Cycle Works, Fitchburg, Massachusetts, USA

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel, plastic

Measurements: length 17 cm

Description: Five-shooter. The handle has a black plastic cover. Face of an owl. 6.35 caliber.

Starter's pistol

Helsinki 1952

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Starter's pistol

Category: Other implements

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.:

Object number: 2705

Manuf. and place of prod.:  Enfield

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: steel, wood

Measurements: height 13.5 cm; length 26 cm

Description: Large six-shooter revolver. Dark metal, length of barrel 12 cm. Handle grips of dark wood with mesh-like ornament. Metal ring on the bottom.

Other information: Used by Heikki Mäkinen at the Helsinki 1952 Olympic Games.

Deed of Olympic Cross of Merit

Helsinki 1952

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Deed of Olympic Cross of Merit

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 1327:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial / handicraft

Material: paper

Measurements: folded A3

Description: A drawing of the Olympic Cross of Merit, Second Class. Text beginning: TASAVALLAN PRESIDENTTI SUOMEN VALKOISEN RUUSUN JA SUOMEN LEIJONAN RITARIKUNTIEN SUURMESTARI.

Other information: The Finnish Olympic Cross of Merit and Medal of Merit were instituted by the President of the Republic on 21 July 1951. They were awarded for distinguished service for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Deed

Helsinki 1952

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Deed

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2481:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tervakoski

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: watermarked paper

Measurements: height 30 cm; width 21.2 cm

Description: The text: TASAVALLAN PRESIDENTTI; SUOMEN VALKOISEN RUUSUN JA SUOMEN LEIJONAN RITARIKUNTIEN SUURMESTARI ON JOULUKUUN 2. PÄIVÄNÄ 1952 PÄÄTTÄNYT ANTAA EINO MUTASELLE SUOMEN OLYMPIALAISEN ANSIOMITALIN.

Other information: Deed of the Olympic Medal of Merit.

Olympic prize diploma

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic prize diploma

Category: Printed matter

Designer: Christianson, Rolf

Vol. of production (copies): 1,800

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2284

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 52.3 cm; width 36.4 cm

Description: Unframed diploma. In the upper part the statue of Paavo Nurmi in front of an Ionian column and the text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. In the lower part the signatures of Erik von Frenckell (under the heading: XV OLYMPIA 1952 JÄRJESTELYTOIMIKUNTA) and J. Sigfrid Edström (under the heading KANSAINVÄLINEN OLYMPIALAINEN KOMITEA). Below the signatures the Olympic rings in colour and drawn silhouettes of major buildings of Helsinki.

Other information: The diploma was printed in both Finnish and Swedish. It was awarded to all athletes and teams that placed in the top six in their events.

Diploma

Helsinki 1952

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Diploma

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:492:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 29.3 cm; width 20.1 cm

Description: Below the Olympic rings and an empty signature line the text: HAR GIVIT ORGANISATIONSARBETET FÖR DE XV OLYMPISKA SPELEN SITT VÄRDEFULLA STÖD; XV OLYMPIADEN HELSINGFORS 1952; ORGANISATIONSKOMITTÉN. Signatures by Erik von Frenckell and A.E. Martola.

Other information: Awarded for services in support of the Olympic Games.

Diploma

Helsinki 1952

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Diploma

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 1630:035

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper, wood, glass

Measurements: height 30 cm; diameter 24.2 cm

Description: Black frames. The text: KUNNIAKIRJA XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI KIITTÄÄ Maria Bergiä OSALLISTUMISESTAAN. Signatures by Kallio Kotkas and Matti Järvinen.

Other information: Maria Berg was an Olympic youth volunteer.

Deed

Helsinki 1952

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Deed

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:524:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper, glass, wooden frame

Measurements: height 34.5 cm; width 24.1 cm

Description: The text: Suomen Luisteluliitto r.y. ON SAANUT XV OLYMPIAKISOJEN MUISTOMITALIN ANSIOKKAASTA TOIMINNASTA KISOJEN HYVÄKSI. XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Signed by Erik von Frenckell and A.E. Martola.

Other information: Deed of commemorative medal awarded to the Finnish Skating Association.

Admission ticket (athletics)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (athletics)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0:480:016

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 8.8 cm; width 11.1 cm

Description: Grey. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 26 VII 1952. Section: F 43. Number 1467. IV lk. [IV class] Picture: discus thrower.

Other information: Ticket to the track and field competitions in the Olympic Stadium on 26 July (on standing bleachers). There were four finals in the program of the day: men’s 1,500 metres (won by Joseph Barthel of Luxembourg), the decathlon (Bob Mathias, USA), women’s 200 metres (Marjorie Jackson, Australia) and women’s shot put (Galina Zybina, USSR).

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (basketball)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (basketball)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2549:010

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 8.9 cm; width 15.1 cm

Description: Brown. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 2 VIII 1952. Seat: P 0242. Venue: MÄSSHALLEN II. Time: 9 pm. Picture: basketball players.

Other information: Ticket for the final of the Olympic basketball tournament. The USA beat the USSR by 36-25.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (equestrian showjumping)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (equestrian showjumping)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2549:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 9 cm; width 11.4 cm

Description: Pink. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 3 VIII 1952. Section: E 51. II. lk. [II class]. Rivi [row] 10 Paikka [seat] 6. Picture: equestrian showjumping.

Other information: Ticket for the Olympic showjumping competition in the Olympic Stadium on 3 August 1952. The individual competition was won by France’s Pierre Jonquères d’Oriola with his horse Ali Baba, the team competition by Great Britain.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (football)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (football)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 0:480:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 8.8 cm; width 15.1 cm

Description: Orange. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 19 VII 1952. Section: B 16. Rivi [row] 26 Paikka [seat] 33. Picture: football players.

Other information: Ticket for the football match between Finland and Austria in the Olympic Stadium on 19 July 1952, the evening of the opening day of the Games. The match was won by Austria, 4-3.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (gymnastics)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (gymnastics)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2549:005

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 9 cm; width 11.4 cm

Description: Turquoise. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 21 VII 1952. Section: A 2. Rivi [row] 26, Paikka [seat] 18. Picture: gymnast on pommelled horse.

Other information: Ticket for men’s free exercises in Messuhalli Arena on 21 July. Medals in all mens’ 8 events were decided on that day. The USSR won five gold medals, Switzerland two and Sweden one. The most successful athlete was Victor Chukarin of the USSR with four gold and one silver.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (handball)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (handball)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2549:009

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 8.9 cm; width 11.4 cm

Description: Pink. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 30 VII 1952. Section: E 51. Rivi [row] 6 Paikka [seat] 2. Picture: handball players.

Other information: Ticket for the demonstration match in handball between Sweden and Denmark in the Olympic Stadium on 30 July. Outdoor handball was a demonstration sport at the Helsinki Olympic Games. Sweden won the match by 19-11.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (rowing)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (rowing)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:480:026

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 8.8 cm; width 11.1 cm

Description: The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 20 VII 1952. Seat: C 0685. II. lk [II class]. Picture: rowing.

Other information: Ticket for the preliminary heats of rowing at the Rowing Stadium in Meilahti bay.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games.

Admission ticket (swimming)

Helsinki 1952

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Admission ticket (swimming)

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951

Object number: 2549:004

Manuf. and place of prod.: Banknote printing house of the Bank of Finland

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: banknote paper

Measurements: height 9 cm; width 11.4 cm

Description: Red. The text: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952. Date: 28 VII 1952. Section: B 6. Rivi [row] 20, Paikka [seat] 23. II. lk [II class]. Picture: swimmer.

Other information: Ticket for the Olympic swimming competitions at the Swimming Stadium on 28 July. The only final of the day was women’s 100-metre freestyle, won by Katalin Szöke of Hungary.

A total of 1,376,512 admission tickets were sold for the Helsinki Olympic Games

Soft drink bottle label

Helsinki 1952

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Soft drink bottle label

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2745:026

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.5 cm; width 8.9 cm

Description: Bluish label features the main stand of the Olympic Stadium, an Ancient style discus thrower, the Olympic rings in colour and the texts: OLYMPIA; HIILIHAPPOINEN HEDELMÄJUOMA; KOLSYRAD FRUKTDRYCK; PERNIÖN VIRVOITUSJUOMATEHDAS, I. TÄHKÄVUORI, PERNIÖ; ROBERTSIN EKSTRAKTIA; EXTRAKTET FRÅN ROBERTS.

Other information: Carbonated fruit beverage. The license holder: Oy Roberts Ab.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:009

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 3.6 cm; width 5.1 cm

Description: On blue background a woman wearing red carrying a coffee tray. On her skirt white Olympic rings. The texts: SOK; katriina kaikkien lempikahvi allas favoritkaffe; KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 TIKKUA I MEDELTAL 50 STICKOR.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1951

Object number: 2671:017

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 3.6 cm; width 5.2 cm

Description: Rectangular; greenish background. The texts: UKKO PRO OLYMPIA OSUUSTUKKUKAUPPA I.L. / HEHKUMATTOMIA TULITIKKUJA / KESKIM. 50 TULITIKKUA. The Olympic rings.

Other information: Also printed without the Olympic rings.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:011

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.6 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: The texts: KAUPPIAITTEN TEOLLISUUS Oy; K KESKON OSAKAS; KAUPOISTA onnistuvat ostot!; KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 TIKKUA.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:004

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.5 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: The texts: SINAPPIA JOKA MAISTUUKIN SINAPILLE; OKA KAHVI Oy. PORIN TULITIKKUTEHDAS Oy. KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 KPL. White Olympic rings.

Other information: Advertisement of a coffee company and its mustard. The same label was also printed without the Olympic rings.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:007

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.5 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: On yellow background two tea packages. The texts: OKA KAHVI Oy. PORIN TULITIKKUTEHDAS Oy. KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 KPL. Green Olympic rings.

Other information: Advertisement of a coffee company and its tea.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.5 cm; width 3.5 cm

Description: The texts: OKA KAHVI Oy; Riga Sikuria; PORIN TULITIKKUTEHDAS Oy; KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 KPL. White Olympic rings.

Other information: Advertisement of a coffee company.

Matchbox label

Helsinki 1952

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Matchbox label

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2671:015

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 3.6 cm; width 5.2 cm

Description: Red, yellow and black. Featuring the Finnish Lion and the Olympic rings. The texts: SOK; KESKIMÄÄRIN 50 TIKKUA; I MEDELTAL 50 STICKOR.

Olympic brochure

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic brochure

Category: Printed matter

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2070

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 21 cm; width 29.7 cm

Description: Twice folded A4. In the cover the texts: Kiskot vievät kisoihin. ISÄNNYYS VELVOITTAA YSTÄVÄLLISYYS VALLOITTAA. Rautatieasemat Helsingissä olympiakisojen aikana. In the inside spread the heading: OLYMPIAMIELI – OLYMPIARYHTI.

Other information: Contains the map of Helsinki railway stations and instructions of good behaviour for passengers to the Olympic Games.

Olympic programme (athletics)

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic programme (athletics)

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0:517:005

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tilgmannin kirjapaino, Helsinki

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 19.5 cm; width 13.5 cm

Description: Booklet with soft covers. The upper and lower sections of the cover page are orange. The white middle section features the Olympic rings, a discus thrower and the texts: YLEISURHEILU; ATHLETISME ATHLETICS FRI-IDROTT; OLYMPIASTADION; HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.SUNNUNTAI.PÄIVÄOHJELMA 20.7. 100 MK. 15 pages. The map of Helsinki in back cover.

Other information: The programme for the track and field athletics competitions on 20 July 1952.

54 different programmes were printed: 33 day programmes of major individual sports, 11 competition programmes of minor individual sports and 10 tournament programmes of team sports (football, basketball and field hockey). All were sold for 100 Fmk.

The programmes were printed in Finnish, Swedish, English and French. They also contained useful information for tourists, such as a timetable of Olympic competitions and a Helsinki traffic map.

Olympic programme (football)

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic programme (football)

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0:517:008

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tilgmannin kirjapaino, Helsinki

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 19.5 cm; width 13.5 cm

Description: Booklet with soft covers. The upper and lower sections of the cover page are green. The white middle section features the Olympic rings, two football players and the texts: JALKAPALLO; FOOTBALL FOTBOLL. KARSINTAOTTELUT.HELSINKI TURKU TAMPERE KOTKA LAHTI.KILPAILUOHJELMA 15.-16.7. 100 MK. 16 pages. The map of Helsinki in back cover.

Other information: The programme for the qualification round matches on 15 and 16 July 1952.

54 different programmes were printed: 33 day programmes of major individual sports, 11 competition programmes of minor individual sports and 10 tournament programmes of team sports (football, basketball and field hockey). All were sold for 100 Fmk.

The programmes were printed in Finnish, Swedish, English and French. They also contained useful information for tourists, such as a timetable of Olympic competitions and a Helsinki traffic map.

Olympic programme (freestyle wrestling)

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic programme (freestyle wrestling)

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0:517:009

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tilgmannin kirjapaino, Helsinki

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 21 cm; width 15 cm

Description: Booklet with soft covers. The upper and lower sections of the cover page are grey. The white middle section features the Olympic rings, two wrestlers and the texts: VAPAAPAINI; LUTTE LIBRE FREESTYLE WRESTLING FRISTILBROTTNING; MESSUHALLI I-II.HELSINKI. KILPAILUOHJELMA 20.-23.7. 100 MK. 19 pages. The map of Helsinki in back cover.

Other information: The programme for the competitions in freestyle wrestling on 20-23 July 1952.

54 different programmes were printed: 33 day programmes of major individual sports, 11 competition programmes of minor individual sports and 10 tournament programmes of team sports (football, basketball and field hockey). All were sold for 100 Fmk.

The programmes were printed in Finnish, Swedish, English and French. They also contained useful information for tourists, such as a timetable of Olympic competitions and a Helsinki traffic map.

Olympic programme (swimming)

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic programme (swimming)

Category: Printed matter

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 0:517:015

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tilgmannin kirjapaino, Helsinki

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 21 cm; width 15 cm

Description: Booklet with soft covers. The upper and lower sections of the cover page are black. The white middle section features the Olympic rings, a swimmer and the texts: UINTI; NATATION SWIMMING SIMNING; UIMASTADION.HELSINKI.TORSTAI.PÄIVÄOHJELMA 31.7. 100 MK. 23 pages. The map of Helsinki in back cover.

Other information: The programme for the swimming competitions on 31 July 1952.

54 different programmes were printed: 33 day programmes of major individual sports, 11 competition programmes of minor individual sports and 10 tournament programmes of team sports (football, basketball and field hockey). All were sold for 100 Fmk.

The programmes were printed in Finnish, Swedish, English and French. They also contained useful information for tourists, such as a timetable of Olympic competitions and a Helsinki traffic map.

Olympic almanac

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic almanac

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:539:005

Manuf. and place of prod.: Oy Weilin & Göös

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper, plastic-covered cardboard

Measurements: height 10.4 cm; width 7.2 cm

Description: Blue covers with gold-coloured features: the Olympic stadium, the Olympic rings and the text: 1952 OLYMPIA ajastaika. Contains a calendar of the Olympic Games, writings about Olympic history, results and a map of Finland.

Other information: Exclusive license owned by the University of Helsinki. Sold already before the Olympic Winter Games in Oslo. The price was 170 Fmk.

Identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Identity card

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2526:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 11.2 cm; width 8.1 cm

Description: Identity card of the 1952 Olympic Games. Yellow, folded. The text: OPAS KAIKKI KISAKYLÄT [Guide for all Olympic villages]. Kaikki kilpailupaikat 6163.

Identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Identity card

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:480:099

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 11.2 cm; width 8.1 cm

Description: Identity card of the 1952 Olympic Games. Pink. Number 1519.

Other information: The card belonged to Toivo Armas Mustonen (timekeeper in swimming competitions).

Identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Identity card

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:480:075

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 11.2 cm; width 8.1 cm

Description: Identity card of the 1952 Olympic Games. Yellow. Number 5693.

Other information: The card belonged to Kaarlo Taivassalo (maintenance of medical equipment).

Identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Identity card

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2370:002

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 11.2 cm; width 8.1 cm

Description: Identity card of the 1952 Olympic Games. Light blue. On the cover the text: XV OLYMPIADE HELSINKI 1952 CARTE D’IDENTITE No. 06975 Valide jusqu’au aout 1952. On the back cover: HELSINKI 1952 HELSINGFORS XVe OLYMPIADE HELSINKI. Identity card of Lindy Remigino, Olympic champion in 100 metres and 4 x 100-metre relay.

Identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Identity card

Category: Printed matter

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2018:001

Manuf. and place of prod.: Finnish Literature Society Press, Helsinki

Commissioned by: Organising Committee of the Helsinki Olympic Games

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper, plastic covers

Measurements: height 12.6 cm

Description: Dark blue covers with the Olympic rings and the texts: RADIO; XV OLYMPIA Helsinki. Inside a yellow identity card, number 2448.

Other information: The card belonged to a radio crew assistant.

Regulations booklet of identity card

Helsinki 1952

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Regulations booklet of identity card

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2370:006

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 11.2 cm; width 8 cm

Description: The text in the cover: RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE OLYMPIC IDENTITY CARD. On the other side the same regulations in French. Both English and French sections contain 8 pages.

Food coupon

Helsinki 1952

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Food coupon

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:539:008

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Material: paper

Measurements: height 5.2 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: White, on black the Olympic rings and the text: RUOKALIPUKE No 16455 Arvo mk 200:- XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952 r.y.

Food coupon

Helsinki 1952

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Food coupon

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 0:539:009

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Method of prod.: printed

Material: paper

Measurements: height 6 cm; width 12.1 cm

Description: Pink, on black the texts: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952; No 000798; Olympiakylän ravintola; OTANIEMI; LOUNAS

Other information: For use at the socialist countries’ Olympic village at Otaniemi.

 

Community housing coupons

Helsinki 1952

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Community housing coupons

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3434

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 10.90 cm; width 13.60 cm

Description: Bundle of 10 unused coupons for community housing during the Helsinki Olympic Games. Each coupon entitles to one day of lodging at the school for the blind (Sokeain koulu) in Helsinki. The first coupon is valid from noon of 19 July to noon of 20 July, the last from 28 to 29 July.

Brochure

Helsinki 1952

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Brochure

Category: Printed matter

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Year of prod.:  1951–1952

Object number: 3335

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Method of prod.:

Material: paper

Measurements: height 27.50 cm

Description: Eight-page brochure, titled OLYMPIASOIHDUN KUTSU [The Call of the Olympic Torch]. The cover features people entering the Olympic Stadium. Contents: on pages 2–3 the story of the Olympic Games from Athens 1896 to London 1948; on pages 4–5 scenic nature photographs from Finland; on pages 6–7 a fundraising call (“In the summer of 1952 we will need money”). The back cover features the Stadium tower, the Olympic flame and an advertisement of Postisäästöpankki (a Finnish bank).

Suitcase sticker

Helsinki 1952

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Suitcase sticker

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2663:070

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: diameter 10 cm

Description: Circular. In a brown surrounding band the texts: XV OLYMPIA 1952; HELSINKI HELSINGFORS; SUOMI FINLAND. In the middle on a blue background the Finnish and Olympic flags.

 

Invitation card

Helsinki 1952

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Invitation card

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Object number: 3435

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: paper

Measurements: height 8.50 cm; width 12.40 cm

Description: Yellow invitation card for the ceremony of entry of the Olympic flame to Finland (Olympiasoihdun maahantulojuhla), held on the central sports field of Tornio on Tuesday, 8 July 1952 at 7–8 p.m.

Olympic collection photo scrapbook

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic collection photo scrapbook

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Object number: 3331

Manuf. and place of prod.: Denmark

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Method of prod.:

Material: paper, cardboard

Measurements: height 25.20 cm; width 20.00 cm

Description: Green collector’s scrapbook from Denmark. On the cover the running statue of Paavo Nurmi holding a burning Olympic torch, the text in white: OLYMPIADEN i billeder og tekst af Gunnar Nu Hansen, the Olympic rings and the logo of chewing gum manufacturer Dandy. Contains a complete set of 120 photographs collected from Dandy packs. Each picture is accompanied with explaining text. Drawings of athletes are included on many pages. On the first page a longer Danish text on the 1952 Olympic Games.

Other information: On the inside cover accompanying notes written by the donator of the scrapbook.

Skirt

Helsinki 1952

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Skirt

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2614b

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Method of prod.: handiwork

Material: cotton

Measurements: length 72 cm

Description: Colourful fabric. On the background blue patterns depicting sights of Helsinki, including the Olympic Stadium. Framed four-coloured pictures of people wearing Finnish national costumes. Seam on one side. Rubber band in the waistline.

Other information: Worn with a matching shirt.

 

 

Shirt

Helsinki 1952

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Shirt

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2614a

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Method of prod.: handwork

Material: viscose, wool

Measurements: height 44 cm; width 50 cm

Description: Woman’s shirt with very short sleeves. Round neck. Neck, sleeves and waist lined with light-coloured rib-stitched wool. Colourful fabric. On the background blue patterns depicting sights of Helsinki, including the Olympic Stadium. Four-coloured, framed pictures of people wearing Finnish national costumes.

Other information: Worn with a matching skirt.

Youth volunteer's shirt

Helsinki 1952

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Youth volunteer's shirt

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2695:001a

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kesko Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton

Measurements: length 57 cm

Description: Beige shirt. Short sleeves. Four buttons, two flap-lid pockets. In the neck on the inside the manufacturer’s mark: KESKO OY.

Other information: Youth volunteers wore an outfit including shirt, shorts (or skirt for girls), leather belt, hat, pocket badge and blue-and-white sneaker shoes. The volunteers paid 1,600 Fmk for the outfit. This was half of the actual price, the other half being paid by the Organising Committee.

Youth volunteer's shorts

Helsinki 1952

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Youth volunteer's shorts

Category:  Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2695:001b

Manuf. and place of prod.: Kesko Oy

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton

Measurements: length 40 cm

Description: Beige shorts. Three fly buttons and two waist buttons. Behind two pockets with buttons. On the sides likewise two pockets.

Other information: Youth volunteers wore an outfit including shirt, shorts (or skirt for girls), leather belt, hat, pocket badge and blue-and-white sneaker shoes. The volunteers paid 1,600 Fmk for the outfit. This was half of the actual price, the other half being paid by the Organising Committee.

Sweatsuit

Helsinki 1952

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Sweatsuit

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1988

Manuf. and place of prod.: Suomen Trikoo

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton, wool

Measurements: length 57 cm

Description: Blue and white. A short zipper in the neck. In white letters the word SUOMI. Rib-knit waist, sleeve ends, collar and shoulders. Production mark: Atlas 48.

Other information: Used by Ulla Pokki (later Lanning) who took part in women’s 100 metres and the 4×100-metre relay. The same model was used by the Finnish team at all Olympic Games between 1932 and 1964.

Water polo cap

Helsinki 1952

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Water polo cap

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2598:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: George Grose ltd., London, Great Britain

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton

Measurements:

Description: White, blue on the inside (exchanged by turning around), Stitched together from 6 pieces. Manufacturer’s mark: SPUR GEORGE GROSE LTD. NEW BRIDGES ST. LUDGATE CIRCUS LONDON E.C.4. On both sides two cotton straps for tying under the chin. Text in red: XV OLYMPIA HELSINKI 1952 and the Olympic rings.

Other information: Spare cap, not used at the Olympic tournament.

Wool mittens

Helsinki 1952

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Wool mittens

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2471:003ab

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by: J.G.Sihvola

Method of prod.: handiwork

Material: wool

Measurements:

Description: Coloured knitting. Grey. In the wrist the word HELSINKI in blue and Finnish flags. In the middle a white band with the Olympic rings and the word SUOMI in blue. In the end a white flower.

Other information: Unused pair, attached together.

Wool glove

Helsinki 1952

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Wool glove

Category: Textiles

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2471:002

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by: J.G. Sihvola, Lahti

Method of prod.: handiwork

Material: wool

Measurements: length 27.5 cm

Description: Coloured knitting. White background with red and blue patterns: blue Olympic rings and a red flame. A left hand glove.

Cap

Helsinki 1952

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Cap

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1952 (uncertain)

Object number: 3471

Manuf. and place of prod.:

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Method of prod.: handmade

Material: cloth, cotton

Measurements: height 11.50 cm; length 26.50 cm

Description: White cap of a female Olympic youth volunteer. White inside lining, blue cloth marking the folding on top.

Armband

Helsinki 1952

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Armband

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2018:002

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cotton

Measurements: height 7,6 cm; width 41 cm

Description: White. Text RADIO printed in blue. Small text: Finnish Broadcasting Company Olympic Games S.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1951–1952

Object number: 3013

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wool

Measurements: height 60 cm; width 69 cm

Description: Red scarf, with white and brown patterns. In the middle section a part of the Olympic Stadium (including the tower). In the outer frame athlete figures practicing (in repeating sequence) javelin throwing, shot putting, gymnastics, running, discus throwing and cycling.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2351:015

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 86 cm; width 90 cm

Description: Light blue background. Blue and white ribbon forming a frame. In the middle the Olympic Stadium surrounded by four athlete figures, two coats of arms, the Olympic flag and the Finnish flag as a flying pennant.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2165:002

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 74 cm; width 74 cm

Description: White background. In a rectangular middle section red festoon ornaments intersected by two Finnish flags and two Finnish Lions. In the outer section the coats of arms of Finnish provinces, festoon ornaments and in the four corners the Olympic rings.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2942:005

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 86 cm; width 86 cm

Description: White background. In the middle a light brown stadium track and a laurel wreath. The stands of the stadium are surrounded with a band of flags of different nations and overshadowed by white figures of runners and javelin throwers. In the four corners the Olympic rings. The texts: OLYMPIA HELSINKI HELSINGFORS.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2165:001

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: viscose

Measurements: height 75 cm; width 75 cm

Description: On blue background a maid standing on a map of Finland, the Finnish flag, the Olympic rings with torch and coats of arms of Finnish provinces. The map is adorned with many pictures, including flowers, ships and boats.

Olympic scarf

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic scarf

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1472:001

Manuf. and place of prod.:

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 91 cm; width 86 cm

Description: On pale yellow background the map of Finland, the Finnish flag, coats of arms of Finnish provinces and a white band with pictures of athletes practicing various sports.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

Olympic cloth

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2793

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 28 cm; width 28 cm

Description: Blue background. The map of Helsinki, with sights and buildings marked with numbers from 1 to 23. The legend in English in a light blue box in the lower left corner under the heading HELSINKI HELSINGFORS 1952.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1948–1952

Object number: 1662:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tikkurilan Silkki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 20,5 cm; width 21,5 cm

Description: Natural white background. Horse and rider jumping over a wooden fence. In one corner the Olympic rings.

Other information: The production series included similar table cloths depicting a female gymnast, sailing yachts, a football player and a diver.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

Category: Textiles

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Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1948–1952

Object number: 1623:004

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tikkurilan Silkki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 21.5 cm; width 21 cm

Description: Natural white background. A javelin thrower wearing a blue shirt with the Finnish flag in the chest.

Other information: The production series included similar table cloths depicting a female gymnast, sailing yachts, a football player and a diver.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

Category: Textiles

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2942:002

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Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 23,5 cm; width 23 cm

Description: White background. Flags of several different countries. In two corners the Olympic flag and the year 1952.

Helsinki Olympic Games 1952
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Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth The Sports Museum of Finland

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1948–1952

Object number: 2942:003

Manuf. and place of prod.: Tikkurilan Silkki

Commissioned by:

Method of prod.: industrial

Material: artificial fibre

Measurements: height 21.3 cm; width 21.5 cm

Description: Natural white background, the Olympic rings. The Olympic Stadium seen from the air.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

Category: Textiles

Designer:

Vol. of production (copies):

Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1662:002

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Material: viscose

Measurements: height 18 cm; width 19 cm

Description: White background, patterns in blue. In the middle Cupid with his bow and the phrase “I love you” written in 20 different languages. In all four corners two crossed Finnish flags.The texts: Helsinki; Suomi 1952.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

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Object number: 3189

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Material: viscose

Measurements: height 76 cm; width 76 cm

Description: Rectangular cloth. Depicting Lapland scenes with reindeers pulling sleds. In the corners Olympic rings and the year 1952.

Olympic cloth

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic cloth

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2165:003

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 29,5 cm; width 26,5 cm

Description: Natural white background. In the middle the Stadium tower surrounded by four blue-cross banners. In the corners pictures of the Velodrome, the Exhibition Hall, the Rowing Stadium and the Swimming Stadium. Framed by a narrow green stripe.

Other information: Also made with a blue and a red stripe.

Handkerchief

Helsinki 1952

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Handkerchief

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3545

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: cloth, silk

Measurements: height 29.00 cm; width 26.00 cm

Description: Whitish handkerchief with blue border containing in white the text: XV OLYMPIA 1952 SUOMI FINLAND. In the middle the Finnish flag and small flags of other nations forming a running track. A burning torch in each corner.

Belt buckle decoration

Helsinki 1952

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Belt buckle decoration

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 2695:002

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: plastic, paper

Measurements: height 2,6 cm; width 4,3 cm

Description: Rectangular shape, rounded corners. Greenish blue. The Olympic Stadium, the Olympic rings and the text HELSINKI 1952 in gold colour.

Other information: Belonged to the outfit of Olympic youth volunteers. The outfit including shirt, shorts (or skirt for girls), leather belt, hat, pocket badge and blue-and-white sneaker shoes. The volunteers paid 1,600 Fmk for the outfit. This was half of the actual price, the other half being paid by the Organising Committee.

Olympic belt

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic belt

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 2649

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather, brass buckle

Measurements: length 91.5 cm; width 3.3 cm

Description: Dark blue. The Olympic rings in repeated relief figures. A rectangular buckle with the Olympic flag and the word HELSINKI.

Other information: Marks in the buckle: THE CENTAUR VRIT. PAT. APP. FOR.

Belonged to the outfit of Olympic officials.

Olympic tie

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tie

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Year of prod.: 1950–1952

Object number: 1973

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Material: viscose

Measurements: height 130 cm; width 10,5 cm

Description: Brown and yellow. The Olympic rings and the year 1952. The arms of the city of Helsinki.

Olympic tie

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tie

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Year of prod.: 1948–1952

Object number: 1226

Manuf. and place of prod.: VM-solmio

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: viscose

Measurements: height 131.5 cm; width 9 cm

Description: Blue background. Ancient style discus thrower on a pedestal with the text 1952 HELSINKI.

Olympic tie

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tie

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Object number: 3485

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Description: Colourful silk tie, depicting the Olympic rings, Olympic torch and the text: HELSINKI 1952.

Olympic tie

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tie

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Year of prod.: 1952

Object number: 3210:1

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Description: Red tie, depicting the Olympic Stadium, Helsinki Cathedral and the text: Helsinki 1952.

Olympic tie

Helsinki 1952

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Olympic tie

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Year of prod.: 1948–1952

Object number: 1314

Manuf. and place of prod.: VM-solmio

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: silk

Measurements: height 127 cm; width 9.5 cm

Description: Brown background. Ancient style discus thrower on a pedestal with the text 1952 HELSINKI.

Autographed boxing glove

Helsinki 1952

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Autographed boxing glove

Category: Sports implements

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Year of prod.: –1952

Object number: 2713:001

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: leather

Measurements: length 28.5 cm

Description: Light brown, tightened on the wrist with white cotton string. White cotton padding on the inside. Covered with autographs.

Other information: Autographed by gold medallists of all ten weight classes at the Olympic Games: Nate Brooks (USA), Pentti Hämäläinen (Finland), Jan Zachara (Czechoslovakia), Aureliano Bolognesi (Italy), Charles Adkins (USA), Zygmunt Chychla (Poland), László Papp (Hungary), Floyd Patterson (USA), Norvel Lee (USA) and Edward Sanders (USA).

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Relay baton

Helsinki 1952

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Relay baton

Category: Sports implements

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Year of prod.: 1950–1951

Object number: 1526:001

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Method of prod.: industrial

Material: wood

Measurements: length 31 cm; diameter 3.2 cm; weight 4 g

Description: Lathe-turned hollow baton. Detachable piece at one end.

Other information: Used in relay races at the Olympic Stadium.