Auction 101

Lot 153:

KURSK RELICS (7)

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Start price: $60

Estimated price: $120 - $200

Auction house commission: 25%

KURSK RELICS (7)

Lot of seven (7) relics related to the KURSK submarine. The nuclear-powered Oscar-class submarine Kursk sank in an accident on 12 August 2000 in the Barents Sea, during the first major Russian naval exercise in more than ten years, and all 118 personnel on board were killed. Includes a Soviet Navy black fur Ushanka hat, Soviet naval officer black Pilotka hat, a flask with an emblem inscribed in Russian with ‘Naval Forces of the USSR 1941-1945’, a watch chain, two round pins inscribed in Russian with ‘[abbreviated] atomic submarine Kursk’ and bearing images of a submarine and the ensign of the Soviet Navy, and a pocket watch with Stalin’s image and inscription ‘Our cause is just. We won.’ on the front and ‘To the victory over Germany in the WWII 1941 – 1945’ on the back. As-is.

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