Price: 198.00 euro
Statue of a North Korean soldier with machine gun. The statue is very heavy and big and made of metal with a copper layer. In absolute great condition.
Price: 78.00 euro
Russian soldiers, 1 injured. One with a gun, the other with a hand grenade. Statue is made of aluminum and has an inscription on the side but also on the bottom.
This monument is standing on the memorial site Mamayev Hill in Volgograd, formely known as Stalingrad. The memorial site is best known for the enormous statue “Motherland Calls”. The “Square of Heroes” part on this huge memorial site is a long waterpoul wich represents the river Volga wich was a stronghold of the Soviets in the battle of Stalingrad. Along the poul there are numerous statues and this is one of them.
The Mamayev hill was the highest point in Stalingrad and thus an important objective of the German Army during the battle of Stalingrad.
Fighting for this hill began on 13 September 1942, when German troops assaulted the fortified Mamayev, which was defended by the Soviet Army. When the Germans took the hill, they began firing on the centre of Stalingrad. The Soviets retook Mamayev on 16 September 1942, suffering extreme losses. The Germans assaulted the hill an avarage of 12 times a day and the hill changed several times of ownership during the battle. The German Army managed to take half of Mamayev hill on 27 September 1942. This situation remained unchanged untill the defenders’s relief by the Sovjet winter offensive on 26 January 1943 wich was a turning point on the Eastern Front.
Price: 117.00 euro
Lenin statue sitting and writing. Statue has got a signature and is big and very heavy.
Lenin’s original name was Vladimir Iljitsj Oeljanov. He lived from 1870-1924. He was a revolutionairy and the first leader of the Soviet Union.
His political and social ideas, known as Leninism, was based on the social ideas of Karl Marx, called Marxism. After the october revolution in 1917 he was the first leader of the Soviet Union and put in place the first communist party and the first communist state in the world. His supporters were called the Bolsheviks. In the early 20’s Lenin had a series of strokes on wich he died in 1924. After losing is ability to speak.
Lenin’s body was embalmed to preserve it for long term public display in the Red Square mausoleum. During this process, Lenin’s brain was removed. Lenin’s body is still on display.
It is assumed that Lenin’s alias was chosen from the river Lena. One of the longest river in the world.
Another collection from a collector to show to you. This time from France.
Underneath there are pictures from a impressive Mao statues and busts collection. The collection is from a French reporter who had been working on china for 20 years. And every time he travelled to china he managed to go to the flea markets of the town to find new Mao staues to add to his collection. So he can remember easely how many times he went to China. The collection contains 33 pieces of Mao busts and statues.
Great and awesome collection. We thank our French friend to share his photo’s!
Price: 108.00 euro
Unique statue from North Korea, incredible rare find. Only one in the world for sale right now. Made of porcelain and stamp and number on the bottom. 1 of the tip of the wings is slightly damaged.
Chollima is an important symbol in North Korea. The state also gave the name to the Chollima Movement, which promoted fast economic development, similar to that of the Chinese Great Leap Forward. After the Korean War, the country required rebuilding to function again. In order to expedite the construction, President Kim Il Sung devised the slogan “rush as the speed of Chollima”.
The Chollima Statue is a monument on Mansu Hill in Pyongyang. The monument was constructed as a gift to Kim Il Sung. The statue was unveiled on 15 April 1961, the 49th birthday of Kim Il Sung. The monument is 46 meters tall in total. The two figures riding the Chollima, a worker and a woman peasant, are 7 meters and 6.5 meters tall, respectively. The worker raises a document from the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the peasant holds a sheaf of rice. The figures are made of bronze, while the base is granite.
Price: 66.00 euro
Armed Civil Hungarian Guard with AK-47 so not to be messed with. The text on the plate of the base says:”Armed Civilian Guard 1953-1983″. Heavy quality metal statue given by FÉG after 30 years of Armed civilian Guardship. Beautiful cold war relic.