VERY RARE SWORD OF FRENCH REVOLUTION, LOUIS XVI, 1780-1789, ORIGINAL For Sale
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VERY RARE SWORD OF FRENCH REVOLUTION, LOUIS XVI, 1780-1789, ORIGINAL:
Louis XVI declared the new assembly worthless but let it sit without intervening openly. On May 25, French Guards march in Paris in favor of rebellious deputies and Parisian voters meet in assembly. But, from the 26th, marching orders were issued to six regiments and a troop of around 20,000 men, a "veritable little army" which was called on the outskirts of the capital in order to maintain order in Paris and Versailles . However, the entire Parisian population is agitated: the bourgeoisie is afraid for the survival of the Assembly; the people fear that the troops will cut the supply routes for the Parisians when the price of bread is at the highest. Riots broke out at the gates in early July. The king dismissed his ministers considered too liberal, including Necker, controller of finance, thanked on July 11 and invited to leave the kingdom. The news was known in Paris on the 12th. Parisians arm themselves and demonstrate. In the afternoon, in the gardens of the Palais-Royal, journalist Camille Desmoulins urges the crowd to put themselves in a state of defense. He considers the dismissal of Necker as an attack against the people. In the Tuileries gardens and at the Invalides, Parisians encountered the so-called Royal-German regiment of the Prince of Lambesc, whose soldiers were accused of having killed demonstrators.
On July 13, the gates were set on fire, the grain reserves of the convents looted. At the initiative of the Standing Committee of Electors of the Town Hall, a bourgeois militia, supported by Mirabeau in the Assembly, is formed for the defense of the capitalTotal length : 88.5 cm
Length without scabbard : 86.5 cm
History of the model
Montmorency sabers from the end of the reign of Louis XVI, there are monobranch sabers of this type and as there were no regulations, private suppliers worked according to the imagination and the financial means of the corps commander for troop weapons or of the officer for his personal saber which explains the differences in quality in the materials used, in carving and decoration. This model will be used after the revolution, the sword here present was manufactured as it is, without guard, but the sabers comprising a guard, had to be accommodated to resemble the model present on this infantry saber. Frame in red brass, cap with spoon extending by a long tail, handle covered with sheepskin, undone watermark. Simple guard, cut by a branch. Blade of gray patinated montmorency. Vintage and original leather scabbard, with a brass brass trim, the end piece being made entirely of leather. screed entrance on the guard. The saber was found in an attic in France in this state, pure juice, without any restoration, guaranteed authentic.
This saber can wonderfully decorate your knives virtue, dedicated to the Bourbon monarchy or all to the French army. This saber is rare for sale, especially complete with its scabbard.
Do not hesitate to acquire this superb French saber, rich in history and memories of the French army. He can easily decorate your display case devoted to the sabers and swords of the Bourbon Monarchy or to French edged weapons. Exceptional saber, don't hesitate!
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