The sword in the scabbard. A gift from King George VI to the citizens of Stalingrad

The United Kingdom , 1943
МЗСБ КП 2573/1-2 П 73
sword: 124 x 26 x 4 cm; scabbard: 92.5 x 6.5 x 2.6 cm; sword in sheath: 124.5 x 26 x 4 cm
steel, gold, silver, leather, enamel, casting, forging, dressing, cutting, polishing, engraving
The inscription on the double-edged sword is made in two languages – English and Russian - and reads: “To the steel-hearted citizens of Stalingrad • the gift of king George vi • in token of the homage of the British people”. The sword was presented to I.V. Stalin in 1943 at the Tehran Conference.

A steel sword with a hand grip bound in pure gold. It has a silver pommel with a gold star and was presented together the leather scabbard decorated with the Royal arms and the Cypher made of gold and stars made of silver.

See also

The banner “The Stalingrad victory lit up millions of hearts with hope and admiration.”
Norway , 1944
Earth from the battlefields where the Red Army fought for the city of Poznan (in a bin with a lid)
Poland , 07.11.1967
Souvenir spoon with Albanian national ornament
Albania , 09.07.1951