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Sabre briquet, Empire type, made by Manufacture de VERSAILLES. Signed B for Boutet and dated june 1813, with new scabbard.

  1. New

    250,00 €

    In stock, shipped within 24 to 72 hrs


Engravings on guard. Numerous stamps
New scabbard.
Blade with numerous inscriptions, includind "Manuf Imple du Klingenthal june1813" and stamps.

Total length 750 mm, blade 605 mm.

This was kind of the "Swiss Army knife" of the Empire soldier. It was used to chop wood as well as to cut up food. Although they were absolutely useless when fighting against cavalry sabres, infantrymen would nevertheless hold on to it. Complies with contemporary rules.