4 April 2022

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE has supported Ukraine, its pistol CZ 75 TOBRUK was auctioned for CZK 5 million

Prague, 4 April 2022 ― CZG - Česká zbrojovka Group SE (“CZG”, “the Group” or “the Company”) donated a limited-edition CZ 75 TOBRUK pistol to a charity auction to help Ukraine. The auction was organized by the Freedom to Ukraine initiative, in cooperation with Forbes magazine. The pistol was auctioned for 5 million crowns. 

The auction took place on 30 March 2022 and its total proceeds went to the collection account of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Czech Republic. It reached a total amount of CZK 27.8 million.

The limited-edition CZ 75 TOBRUK pistol was prepared by Česká zbrojovka, a. s., a subsidiary of CZG, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the fighting of Czechoslovak soldiers in Tobruk (21 October 1941 – 10 December 1941). This unique edition commemorates the 739 members of the Czechoslovak Infantry Battalion 11 - East, who in the autumn of 1941, under the command of Lt. Col. Karel Klapálek, along with other Allied troops, joined in the defense of the Libyan port city of Tobruk besieged by strong German-Italian troops.

Among other things, CZG has also participated in material assistance to Ukraine, which it coordinates with representatives of the Czech government, and with which it cooperates in providing assistance by the Czech Republic to Ukraine.


About CZG - Česká zbrojovka Group SE 

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group (CZG), together with its subsidiaries, is one of the leading producers of firearms for military and law enforcement, personal defense, hunting, sport shooting and other commercial use. CZG’s subsidiaries include Colt’s Manufacturing Company, Česká zbrojovka, Colt Canada Corporation, CZ-USA, 4M Systems and CZ Export Praha. CZG also owns a minority stake in Spuhr i Dalby, a Swedish manufacturer of optical mounting solutions for firearms. CZG markets and sells its products mainly under the Colt, CZ (Česká zbrojovka), Colt Canada, CZ-USA, Dan Wesson, Brno Rifles and 4M Systems brands. 

CZG is headquartered in the Czech Republic and has production facilities in the Czech Republic, the United States and Canada. It employs more than 2,000 people in the Czech Republic, the USA, Canada, Germany, and Sweden. 


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Eva Svobodová

External Relations Director

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE

Phone: +420 735 793 656

Email: media@czg.cz   


Contact for investors

Klára Šípová

Investor Relations

CZG – Česká zbrojovka Group SE

Phone: + 420 724 255 715

Email: investors@czg.cz