This Victory bell is crafted in metal taken from German aircraft shot down over Britain. Victory bells were made after the Second World War and sold to raise money to support the work of the RAF Benevolent Fund. The fund was set up after the First World War and provides financial help for injured airmen, their families and widows.
It depicts the profiles of President Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Stalin. Around the bells edge are the words 'RAF Benevolent Fund/ Cast in metal from German Aircraft shot down over Britain 1939-1945'. The handle as the 'V' for victory. Contains the clapper.
Date MadePost 1945
Medium and MaterialsPainted metal?
MeasurementsDiameter 120 mm
H 165 mm
Subject and Association KeywordsWinston Churchill
Subject and Association KeywordsSecond World War
Subject and Association KeywordsPresident Theodore Roosevelt