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Authentic 1947-1991 Post-WWII Red Fleet Soviet Navy Soup Bowl or Russian Navy Bowl From The Russian Naval Officer's Wardroom. This Russian Navy Soup Bowl Has Topmark Cyrillic Initials VMF Voyenno-Morskiye Sil'i Flot in Gold Translating to "Soviet Maritime-Navy Fleet".

The initials changed from RKVMF to VMF when the Russian Navy was a re-named right after WWII to reflect Russia's expanded peasant's and worker's revolution and it's dominion over Eastern Europe which then became known as the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Quite possibly the gold topmark reflected the use of this particular dinnerware to very senior Russian-Soviet Naval Officers, but this has not been verified.

Folks, it doesn't get any more rarer and valuable than this! An absolute must collection item for the Cold War Historian or Naval Cold War Warrior. Now that cold war navy veteran can have a piece of the soviet union which he helped to defeat!

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The very nature of the ex-Soviet Union's politcal and social structure was that everyone was considered to be of equal stature, including officer's and enlisted.

However, reality has shown that even in the Soviet Union Peoples and Peasants Republic the Senior Officer's received special treatment, such as fine porcelain dinnerware!

One of the reasons why Russian Navy and Soviet Navy Dinnerware and Tableware is so rare (and expensive) is that it was only made for senior officer's and staff in the first place. And secondly if any sailor (officer or enlisted) ever got caught "stealing from the state" by taking any dinnerware off of a ship they would have been immediately court-marshalled and then would have begged to be sent to a gulag! Can you imagine the fear and risk some sailor took under the communist regime in taking anyone of these pieces of china?!

This Russian Navy soup bowl in particular, as well as similar Russian navy dinnerware is a must for any serious WWII or Cold War Collector of Naval Militaria! Click Here For More Information on The Russian Navy and Soviet Red Fleet names and acronyms from Wikipeadia

Post WWII Cold War Red Fleet 1970's to 1980's Soviet-Russian Large Soup Bowl
Beautiful! Has the Traditional Russian Fouled Anchor and Striping in Blue and Gold with initials VMF in Gold (Sovyetsky Voyenno-Morskoy Flot USSR) which translates to Soviet Maritime Navy Fleet, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
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