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† War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger
Detailabbildung: † War I aviator pilot dagger

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† War I aviator pilot dagger

Approx. 16.5" (41,5 cm). Blade 10.5".
Blade stamped Shaff & Sons, dated 1907.
Period of Tzar Nicolay II.

Catalogue price € 8.000 - 10.000 Catalogue price€ 8.000 - 10.000  $ 9,600 - 12,000
£ 7,200 - 9,000
元 61,680 - 77,100
₽ 722,320 - 902,900

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Further information on this artwork

Russian rare WWI aviator pilot dirk. Awarded St. Anne for bravery. Aviation brass emblem on sckebbord and order of St. Anne on middle of wood handle. Tope quality engraved blade. The blade is etched with a braided ornament on a cartouche with the Russian double eagle as well as the Czar's monogram "NII" with a crown (Nicholas II) and with the embossed year "1907".

Provenance:
From the collection of Dr. Victor Borchevsky, Pennsylvania (USA) who died about 1960. (890084)

This object has been individually compared to the information in the Art Loss Register data bank and is not registered there as stolen or missing.

 

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