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Authentic 1950's-1980's Post-WWII Soviet Navy (Russian Navy) Large 8" Salad Plate with a Topmark of all Blue Russian Fouled Anchor and Cyrillic Initials VMF (Voyenno-Morskiye Sil'i Flot) Translating to "Soviet Maritime-Navy Fleet". Production of this Russian Navy Salad Plate was Most Likely in the late 1940's to 1950's

The Russian Navy's cyrillic initials changed from RKVMF to VMF when the Russian Navy was re-named after WWII to the Soviet Navy which reflected 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 blue and gold topmark reflected the use of this particular dinnerware to mid-level and ranking 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 who played Cat and Mouse with Russian Sub Sailors! Now that cold war US Navy veteran can have a piece of the soviet union which he helped to defeat!

soviet navy topmark of large salad plate with blue vmf anchor topmark soviet navy topmark of bread and butter plate with blue vmf anchor topmark 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!

So from items that were very rare to begin have now become even more difficult to locate and are now possibly only able to be found as personal possessions of sailor's who snagged them upon their discharge as memorabilia from their time in the Soviet or Russian Navy.

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

Post WWII Cold War Red Fleet late 1940's to 1970's Soviet-Russian Salad Plate
Beautiful! Has the Traditional Russian Fouled Anchor and Striping in Blue Only with initials VMF (Sovyetsky Voyenno-Morskoy Flot USSR) which translates to Soviet Maritime Navy Fleet, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. This Large Salad Plate was Most Likely Produced in the Late 1940's to 1950's.
Post WWII Cold War 1950-1970 Soviet Russian Red Navy Salad Plate Click Photo!
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