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Grenadiers à Cheval de la Garde Impériale Sabre

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Grenadiers à Cheval de la Garde Impériale Sabre

Napoleon Bonaparte Imperial Guards Sabre

French Imperial Guard of the  First French  Empire 1822 Sabre

This is a very rear collectors piece almost 200years old

Crafted by d’Armement de Chatellerault   1822

Regiment de Chevau-Legers-Lanciers

Description

Grenadiers à Cheval de la Garde Impériale Sabre

Napoleon Bonaparte Imperial Guards Sabre

French Imperial Guard of the  First French  Empire 1822 Sabre

This is a very rear collectors piece almost 200years old

Crafted by d’Armement de Chatellerault   1822

Regiment de Chevau-Legers-Lanciers

Beautifully crafted Sabre with markings C, and H for the controllers Chourad, Clemenceau and Jean-Marie Brenier at the

Coulaux and cie Klingenthal. Manufacture d’Armement de Chatellerault  Off de Caval Légère Modèle 1822 Ent A Treuille

The elegant frame is golden, decorated with laurel branches on the cap, rosettes and florets at the top of the main branch, chiseled palms on the sides of the side branches and a palm leaf with acanthus leaf on the tray.

The Blades edge is engraved  with

 Coulaux and cie Klingenthal  Manufacture d’Armement de Chatellerault Aout 1892 Off de Caval Légère Modèle 1822 Ent A Treuille

As with all of Napoleon’s Imperial Swords  it was their mark of distinction   from the Royal Armoury

It  is the heiress of the Municipal Guard of Paris, created in October 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte …. in 1813, after the coup d’état of General Malet, it was replaced by the Imperial Gendarmerie of Paris … of which it keeps the Montmorency blade attributed to the gendarmes of Elite under the Empire.

 

It was Napoleon who made it as an effective force which would have parity with any enemy

1812 the French cavalrymen were victorious over everyone they encountered on level above regiment. At Borodino they even captured a redoubt, a feat never repeated by any other cavalry.

 

  • Length: 44 ¼ inches
  • Blade : 37 ½ inches
  • Weight: 2lbs 9oz