victory bell

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Catalogue number
  • EPH 5148
Materials
  • metal
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: victory bell
  • SIMPLE NAME: COM
Category
souvenirs and ephemera

History note

Made from the metal of a shot down German aircraft

Physical description

A metal victory bell with heads of Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt around the bell. Handle bears a "V" for victory. Handle screws on and is loose. Bell is cracked and tarnished.

Embossed around rim of bell

RAF BENEVOLENT FUND [illegible] GERMAN AIRCRAFT SHOT DOWN OVER BRITAIN 1939 -1945