SOLD – French National Guard 1845 Infantry Officer Sabre

This is a rare version of the famous 1845 pattern for infantry officers. This one was made for the National Guard, which can be attested by it's marking on the back of the blade "P.D.L." which stands for "Propriété de l'État". Given that this sabre was made in 1868, it was probably used by the... Continue Reading →

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SOLD – 1821 Pattern French Infantry Officer Sabre

This is a restored 1821 French infantry officer sabre, non-regulation. The grip was probably completely restored, with new leather and wire, and the blade repeened. There is a little bit of movement in the guard, but this could be easily corrected with shims. The blade is Solingen made, with the initials of the maker still... Continue Reading →

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