John 5:24
"Home is the Sailor, Home From The Sea.... And The Hunter, Home From The Hill"
fouled anchor jolly roger
Permission Granted To Come Aboard...
..And Welcome To The Pirate's Lair!

a Division of DataCity, Inc.

Tweet

Click Here and Return to The Pirate's Lair Home Page www.thepirateslair.com
OR
Click Here and Return to the Russian Navy and Soviet Navy Dinnerware Home Page
pirates lair treasure chest

RARE! One-of-a-Kind!! A Surviving Authentic and Well Marked Czarist Imperial Russian Navy Copper Shkalik Stamped with 1/100 Identifying it as a "Charka" Spirit shot Holding about 4 Ounces. Stamped with the Measure Size of 1/100, Russian Imperial Double-Headed Eagle Seal, and Maker Marked.

This is the rarest of the rare - a Shkalik copper measure! Holds a bit over 4oz, about the size of 1 Gill and known as a "Charka". Has a Germananic manufacturers name of "Schwenn" on the side. Has the measure amount of "1/100" imprinted on it, and the date "1880" on either side of the Czarist Imperial Russian Double Headed Eagle Seal. The Shkalik copper measures were very similar to the British Royal Navy Copper Measures used to measure and serve out the rum and grog aboard ship and shore installations.

czarist imperial russian navy Shkalik copper spirit measure known as a Charka czarist imperial russian navy Shkalik copper spirit measure known as a Charka

 
Another RARE "shkalik"! A Czarist Imperial Russia Spirit, Vodka, Rum Cup or Shot known as a "charka" and Dated 1880 - Double-headed Eagle Imperial Seal
These obsolete liquid measures of the Russian Imperial Empire were known as "shkalik" and this particular measure with the 1/100 mark was called the "charka", or translated as wine glass. Well Marked with manufacturers name "Schwenn", liquid measure "1/100", date "1880", and other marks. Holds about 4 fluid ounces or the equivalent to a "Gill". This certainly was the type of copper measure used to dole out vodka or rum to the 19th century Russian sailor.
 
19th century czarist imperial russia rum or vodka cupClick Photo!
 
3"
 
Not For Sale
 
Historical Purpose and Display Only


Below are links to other Antique Nautical and Naval Artifacts that may be of interest:

Click HERE for WWII US Navy Anchor China

 
Authentic 100+ Year Old Nautical Antique Trunks
The Real Deal! Fully Restored Antique Trunks Like Sea Chests, Pirate Chests, Treasure Chests - Perfect as a Naval Retirement Gift, use as a Shadowbox and to store Uniforms and Service Memorabilia!
 
Antique Trunk Used As Military Navy Shadow Box Retirement Gift
Click Here To Review Sample Engravings
 
The Largest Selection of Antique Trunks on the Net to Choose From!
 
OPTIONAL - Trunk Wood Engraving Examples and Prices
Custom Designed, Handcrafted, and Hand Lettered in Caligraphy on your Antique Chest
 
Personalized Burnt Wood Engravings
Click Here To Review Sample Engravings
 
Personalize Your 100+ Year Old Antique Trunk in Perpetuity!
 
Antique Trunks as a Shadow Box and Storage Chest!
Customer Photographic Examples of our Antique Trunks Being used as a Military or Naval Retirement Shadow Box and Storage Chest!!
 
Military or Naval Retirement Ceremony Shadow Box
Click Here for Sample Shadow Box Photographs From Customers
 
Why just get a shadow box or a newly made trunk with no history! One of our 100+ Year Old Nautical Antique Trunks can be used for both a Shadow Box and Storage Chest for your Uniforms, Photograph Albums, and Memorabilia!


The Pirate's Lair
Division of DataCity, Inc.
78 Canterbury Drive
Stafford, Virginia 22554
Phone: 540-659-6209

Click Here and Return to The Pirate's Lair Home Page www.thepirateslair.com
"Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business"
Or
Email the-pirate@thepirateslair.com
pirate chests available here



purchase antique trunks with visa card purchase antique chests and pirate treasure chests here Or Click HERE to return to The Pirate's Lair Home Page and Gangplank!

Copyright(c) 2008 All Rights Reserved - Unauthorized downloading, copying or use of any html code, text or images found on this or on any other pages within the www.pirateslair.com website will be prosecuted.

Music Credits: Donald Where's Your Trousers/Drunken Sailor medley by The Bards