Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Our Current Auction Closes Jan 10    
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 
Bidder Login
Bidder #
Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends January 10th
Olympics Auction Preview
Begins Jan 11, 2018
Search
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
Bidding
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Testimonials
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2018 Auction Calendar
Jan 11
Jan 19
Feb 8
Mar 1
Mar 15
Apr 12
Apr 20
Apr 26
May 10
May 18
Jun 14
Jun 23
Jul 12
Jul 20
Aug 9
Aug 17
Sep 13
Sep 13
Sep 27
Oct 11
Oct 19
Oct 26
Nov 8
Nov 16
Dec 6
Dec 14
  More Dates & Deadlines

Item 9 - Cosmonaut Pilot Survival Kit Catalog 451 (Apr 2015)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $1,842.40 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


An interesting cosmonaut pilot survival kit contained within an olive drab canvas bag, stamped on the front with part numbers, "HA3-7, 9104917." The main kit is inside a removable interior pouch that has the same part numbers stamped on the front, with several survival materials held within the form-fitting foam case by thick gray elastic bands. Items in this kit include: a looped razor-wire saw, a compass, fishing equipment, a medical kit, boxes for flares and bullets (empty), flashlight, matches, signal mirror, a plastic box for crackers or other food, and other items. Other items in the large canvas bag include a pair of short folding metal skis and water purification supplies. A booklet inside the kit is dated 1989. Some items originally held within the case may no longer be present. In overall very good to fine condition. These survival kits were designed so that Soviet pilots would have the supplies necessary for survival in case of a crash landing. As bullets would have been included in this kit, the pilot would also have carried a gun—possibly the intriguing TP-82, a combination shotgun-machete designed for hunting, firing distress beacons, protection from the wolves and bears of Siberia and, potentially, as a defensive weapon against hostile foreign nationals. An unusual and fascinating discussion piece.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.