Very nice brown cotton twill shirt with five button front closure. Slip on shoulder straps with purple piping denoting rifleman units. All buttons intact with hammer and sickles inside a star. Two buttons to each sleeve cuff. Inside tunic has Soviet Army and maker stamp with date 1943.
Very nice condition Combat trousers worn by Soviet infantry in WWII. All stitching intact and buttons all present with stamped makers mark to each one.
Rear label to top of trousers at waistband has maker details believe to be a factory in Belorussia.The buttons all have stamps for a factory in Moscow.There are several small holes and a small minor tear to leg.The size adjustment straps and buckles in excellent condition with all paint intact to buckles.Leg chords to bottom of trouser legs intact full length and with no fraying.
Excellent condition and rare presentation cardboard folder of 16 various badges depicting the Soviet Armed Forces branches 1941-45.Issued on the 40th Anniversary of victory.The Cyrillic script translates to the title 'Soviet 40 years of souvenir signs-Glory To The Soviet People-Victorious!'
Comes with manufacturer's issue certificate.Badges are enamelled metal with pins.
Awarded in 1947 on the 30th Anniversary of the battle of Zborov.Front features first President of Czechoslovakia T.G. Masaryk.Reverse features the flags of the three regiments who fought in the battle.
Post war Czech Communist Fanfare trumpet.Made by the famous company Amati Kraslice.Identical to the ones made for the Hitler Youth,then the town of Kraslice was called Graslitz and part of the Sudetenland. Kraslice was famous for its many musical instrument manufacturers and in 1948 under the Communist regime they were organised into a Co-operative and Nationalized.These companies provided the Communist Government with instruments for their Military Bands and Youth group musicians.
The trumpet is brass and has the fittings for the banner.Manufacturer stamp to top front .Much surface rust but this could be treated. The front has extensive damage to the bell part with much unusual splitting of the brass.