Posts made in juin, 2015

Factory scale model of a first world war German gun

Articles par à Juin 12, 2015 dans Archive, Firearm, Slider

Factory scale model of a first world war German gun

Factory scale model of a German first world war, Type FH 98/09 light howitzer. The campaign 105 mm light howitzer was adopted by German army in 1909. It was produced in 1260 exemplary till 1918 . This really big scale model (4,6 kg) is totally made in aluminum, steel and brass. Wood was only used for wheels. It is marked FRIEDRICH  KRUPP 10 5 ESSEN 1917 on the tools box and was built in the Krupp’s factory which provide the most part of the 1260 real guns. Repainted in « panzer grau » colour, there is some paint losses and repaints. Dimensions : length : 70 cm height : 32 cm width : 32 cm diameter of wheels : 22,5cm Price : 980 Euros.                  ...

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Print of a French Artilleryman

Articles par à Juin 12, 2015 dans Firearm, Slider

Print of a French Artilleryman

Print (In the Baron Lejeune style) of an French Artilleryman ready for the gun service, circa Directory era. Ancient burgondy wood frame with ciseled brass ornaments on angles. Dimensions : 20X33 cm (without background and frame). Price : 120 Euros....

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Print of a French artillery NCO

Articles par à Juin 12, 2015 dans Firearm, Slider

Print of a French artillery NCO

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Print of a French hussars NCO

Articles par à Juin 12, 2015 dans Firearm, Slider

Print of a French hussars NCO

Print (in Baron Lejeune style) of a French hussars non-commissionned officer, circa Consulate. Ancient burgondy wood frame with ciseled brass ornaments on angles. Size : 20X33 cm (without background and frame). Price : SOLD....

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Heavy sword of first empire General Count PAJOL

Articles par à Juin 11, 2015 dans Firearm, Slider, Sword

Heavy sword of first empire General Count PAJOL

Heavy sword of division general Count PAJOL. Unusual big size mounting with shell ornate with the « etat major » design. Two riveted silver stars on it, an other one was fixed later. Faced octogonal pommel with flowers engravings. Horn wired grip. Flat blade with three fullers, marked : « Manufacture du Klingenthal Coulaux et Cie ». Blued steel scabbard, with two gold-plated engraved brass pièces. « Dragonne » with two silver stars. This sword was sold on December 13, 2009 in Senlis (F) auction house, where was sold a part of Count PAJOL souvenirs. Two Swords, both of this curious design were sold. One with a heavy engraved and gold decorated blade, the other one more simple. Our piece is this second one. Claude-Pierre PAJOL started his military career as a simple first sergeant in 1791. He fast raised in the army : he was general in 1807, Baron of the Empire in 1808, division General in 1812. He was in Russia and in Germany, wounded several times, he became Empire Count in 1813. He was also  present in Belgium with GROUCHY. Retired in 1816, he leads the Paris insurgents against CHARLES X in Rambouillet in 1830. Then, as Paris governor, he difinitively retired in 1842. His name is engraved on the north side of the PARIS Arc de Triomphe. This exceptionnal historical piece is sold with copies of the Senlis Auction catalog, the original buyer bill and a Count PAJOL state of military services....

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