FOR SALE ☞ Soviet Era 1984 Mining Marble Bookends
DESCRIPTION ☞ A pair of Soviet era mining book ends. The marble is a deep green color, shaped in the style of a book with white around the outside representing the pages. A circular tab on each book end, one blue and one red has 1984 as well as CCCP with the words "27th Geologic Congress" and "Mind and Hammer" written around it in Latin. Given in commemoration of the 27th International Geological Congress held between August 4 and 14th 1984 in Moscow. Bookends have decent weight to them. Certainly a rare, one of a kind piece.
DIMENSIONS & WEIGHT ☞ Approx: 4.5 inch x 3 inch
CONDITION ☞ This pair of Soviet Marble bookends are in fantastic condition. No signs of cracks or repairs. Please see photos. Color may differ slightly in real life from how it appears on your screen due to varying monitor settings.
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