"It certainly looks like cyrillic, but the only thing I notice odd about it is that Cyrillic doesn't have a letter R like in English, theirs is a reversed R to ours.
Why would it be written that way? I don't know much about the…"
"Molly's link (nice find Molly!) states it is "hand forged" however one can see in your pictures the lines or striations where the brass has been spun, a machine process... The bail appears to have been hand forged."
"Is the inside a flat-black color? I can't see it in any of the pics. If so (and it should be) that is a tin lining. Brass and copper pots like yours were hung over campfires for cooking. Yours looks like a 1 or 2 liter pot (about 2…"
"Well, I looked at the Russian alphabet and found all of the characters I believe I am looking at on your piece. I don't know how to use a translator or decipher the word, though. Maybe it says No. 5 underneath? At first…"
I have two of these. The container is about 6" tall and has a horse's head stamped on it below what looks like Russian lettering. Does anyone know what these might be and if they're worth anything?…See More