Firearm and antiquity

Firearm : in Europe and outside, the XVI and the XVIIth centuries are marked by firearms expansion. Military and political strategies reacts fast. So fast that at the beginning of XVIII century, in the army, the first role is reserved to firearms. Swords an sabers became second chance weapons.

Military antiques is a very large domain : pictures, engravings, complete equipment or separate pieces, uniforms or brass ornaments, all those things are charged of military history.