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Valery Chkalov
Vintage Russian Porcelain Aviator Chkalov for sale in London
The Aviator Valery Chkalov

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Soviet Porcelain Figure of Aviator, 1938
Our Price: £4,750.00

Ref: POR-005

Description Artist Information Русский
Vintage Russian Porcelain Figure - Aviator Valery Chkalov
Советская фарфоровая статуэтка - "Авиатор Чкалов"

Valerii Chkalov (1904-1938), joined the Red Army Air Force and was made a Hero of the Soviet Union in 1936 for his contribution to Aviation as a test pilot.
He was killed in 1938 whilst testing a prototype Polikarpov 1-180 fighter plane.