Soviet Russian WW2 Plaque 40th Anniversary For Participation
Soviet Russian WW2 plaque for participation in the great patriotic war commemorating the 40th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany. The writing is translated from Russian to: 1941-1945 For participant in the great patriotic war Zaitsev Sergei Ivanovich On the anniversary of the fortieth year of victory 9th of May 1985 White metal with a bronze coating. Dimensions Length: 36 cm / 14.17 inches Width: 31 cm / 12.2 inches Weight: 2.3 Kg / 5 lbs
National Rifle Association State Championship Trophy
National Rifle Association State Championship Trophy featuring three men shooting in the three basic shooting positions, standing, kneeling and laying down. This NRA trophy plaque is made probably in the 1960's, made of thick cast bronze on wood. Dimensions Length: 50 cm / 19.6 inches Width: 40 cm / 15.74 inches Weight: 4.7 Kg / 10.36 lbs.
American Veterans of Foreign Wars Appreciation Plaque to Helen Morgan
American Veterans of Foreign Wars appreciation plaque to Helen Morgan, probably for her contribution to the US military during World War One judging from the figures on the sides of the inscription. On the left, two American artillery soldiers loading a cannon, on the right, two soldiers holding rifles going to battle. The middle inscription reads: Presented to Helen Morgan Bronx County Council Vetrans of Foreign Wars of US As A Token Of Our Esteem March 17, 1934 Bronze on wood. Dimensions: 24 cm x 26 cm / 9.44 inches x 10.23 inches 1.8 Kg / 3.96 lbs.
Two Foundry Workers Bronze Plaque
Two foundry workers bronze plaque featuring two bare chested men pouring liquid metal, or other substance, into a cast. The style seems German 1920's with art deco and art nouveau influences. This antique bronze plaque is not signed. Dimensions: 29 cm x 29 cm / 11.41 inches x 11.41 inches 5.25 Kg / 11.57 lbs.
Bronze Plaque of Liberation of Prague by Frantisek Bilek
The liberation of Prague is depicted here in this bronze plaque by Frantisek Bilek (1907-1985). The liberation started as a Czechoslovak uprising against the occupying Nazi German regime between the 5th to 9th of May 1945 and later joined by the Soviet Red Army. The plaque shows citizens and Russian soldiers fighting their way to Prague Castle which is visible in the horizon. The date of 5-9V 1945 is on the bottom right corner (V for the fifth month). Dimensions 23 cm x 10 cm / 9 inches x 3.93 inches
Bronze Relief Plaque of Roman Soldiers and Women on Way to Ship Voyage
A heavy bronze relief plaque of Roman soldiers and women preparing for a ship voyage. This bronze plaque is relatively contemporary, probably from the 1920's. Very good casting as the details are all visible and sharp. A nice decorative Roman style bronze plaque that can add a sense of history to any surroundings. Unsigned and unmarked, Dimensions 25.2 cm x 9.3 cm / 9.92 inches x 3.66 inches
German WW1 Procession of Artillery Soldiers Bronze Plaque By Ludwig Manzel
A special bronze relief plaque of a procession of German WW1 soldiers on horseback pulling an artillery carriage with other soldiers. The bronze work is excellent showing in high detail the soldiers, their rifles and helmets, the horses and in the background of what seems to be a bombed out town with houses with missing roofs and a damaged tree. The work is made by Karl Ludwig Manzel (1858-1936) and is signed by him L. Manzel on the lower right as well as K. Grabert. Chlg.I. on the width of the frame. Dimensions 59.4 cm x 13.5 cm / 23.38 inches x 5.31 inches 2.44 Kg / 5.37 lbs
French Military Recognition Plaque To Mr. Benoit Barret
A French military recognition bronze plaque to Mr. Benoit Barret for his collaboration with the Central Sports Service Of the French Armed Forces, dated November 1957. The plaque is enclosed in the original wood box with inside satin material. The plaque is made by the famous Drago company in Paris, specializing in military insignias and related decorations since 1920. Dimensions 17 cm x 9.5 cm / 6.7 inches x 3.74 inches Weight: 1 Kg = 2.2 lbs.
British War Savings Campaign Plaque Set
A set of two British War Savings Campaign plaques of the larger size of 57x33cm, one of Salute The Soldier Week 1944 and Wings For Victory Week 1943. These are very rarely sold together as a set, in this size and this condition. The plaques were made by De La Rue Plastics of molded Urea Formaldehyde / White Bakelite. De Le Rue plastics company of Walthamstow London made the War Savings Campaign plaques for the War Office, and were presented to organizations and various other groups in recognition of efforts made to War Savings once attained certain savings targets. They were not awarded to individuals, so could often be seen displayed in village halls / offices, and community buildings. The aim was to sponsor military equipment by the homefront civilian community. Each county was set a target of money to raise and local civic leaders were presented with plaques as a reward for the fund raising efforts. The first plaque is the For Freedom - Salute The Soldier Week of 1944 featuring a British infantry soldier holding his Lee Enfield rifle with mounted bayonet showing explosions and aircraft in the background going to battle. These were presented by the War Office. The second plaque is the Per Ardua Ad Astra - Wings For Victory Week of 1943 presented by the Air Ministry. Per Ardua Ad Astra is a Latin phrase meaning "through adversity to the stars" which is the moto of the Royal Air Force. This plaque features a winged warrior fighting a three-headed monster representing the enemy Axis Powers of Germany, Italy and Japan. Below that the letter V (for Victory) is shown 5 times in Morse code. Both plaques are in excellent condition!
Air National Guard Operational Readiness Award Plaque
Air National Guard operational readiness award plaque awarded by the National Guard Association of the United States. Dimensions: Width: 26 cm/10.23 inches Height: 30.5 cm/12 inches
French World War One Commemorative Plaque
A rare and unique piece of history featuring a commemorative plaque presented to Marshall Ferdinand Foch, the Supreme Allied Commander during the First World War, and Georges Clemenceau, Prime Minister and Minister of War during the war. The plaque shows all of the characteristics of World War One such as the trench warfare, airplanes and zeppelins first used in battle, firearms, helmets and digging tools. In the center is a French soldier holding a flag that is being kissed by a woman, maybe representing the gratefulness of the French nation to its brave fighters. The plaque was presented as part of the Law of November 17th 1918, that was established to pay national tribute to the armies and their leaders who participated in World War One, the war to end all wars. The writing in the center translates to:
The Law of November 17, 1918
To the armies and their chiefs
To the government of the Republic
the citizen Georges Clémenceau
President of the Council
Minister of War
Supreme leader of the allied armies
From a well deserved Fatherland
This commemorative World War One plaque in appreciation to George Clémenceau and Marshall Foch is a one of a kind piece of history and is in museum quality significance.
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