Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Articles par à Déc 17, 2014 dans Saber

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Brass mounting in two parts with the cock stamp and an order number « 37 ».

Curved blade (58,5,cm) engraved on the back “Citoyen Montigny Md fourbisseur rue Honoré à Paris”.

The sides of the blade with very interesting engravings : “garde du comité de salut public” on one side and “vivre libre ou mourir- liberté” on the other side. (oxydation on beginning and tip)

The owner of this saber try to removed those two compromising markings, probably after the terror period and the Robespierre falling.

Good leather on wood scabbard with two brass pieces.

Price : 1 200 Euros

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Good leather on wood scabbard with two brass pieces

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Curved blade engraved on the back “Citoyen Montigny Md fourbisseur rue Honoré à Paris”

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

The sides of the blade with very interesting engravings : “garde du comité de salut public”

Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Alignment of the blade

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Infantry briquet saber Mle 1767

Brass mounting in two parts with the cock stamp and an order number 37