Lot 6602: Rear Admiral Vsevolod Andreevitch Unkovsky (1884 - 1969) - a naval honour dagger, Soviet Union, dated 1954
02 November 2016
Munich, Bavaria, GermanyLive Auction
Description: Nickel-plated blade with laurel etching, maker "ZIK 1954", "N.0268". Gilt brass guard with Soviet coat of arms and a red glass stone on the pommel. Orange-yellow plastic grip with engraved dedication plate in Cyrillic: (tr.) "To Vice Admiral Unkovsky V.A. on the 70th anniversary from the Supreme Commander of the Navy 28.12.1954". Black leather covered scabbard, the gilt brass fittings with oak leaf and naval motif. Length 34.5 cm. Complete with hanger and waist belt. Vsevolod Andreevitch Unkovsky (1884 - 1969) was commander of Fortress Kronstadt (1919), professor (1939), laureate of the Stalin Premiership in 1951. For bravery at the siege of Port Arthur (1904) he was decorated with the Order of St. Anne 4th Class, Order of St. Stanislaus 3rd Class with Swords, Order of St. Vladimir 4th Class with Swords and the Order of St. George 4th Class.
Condition Report: I - II
Notes: Russland Sowjetunion