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France - 19th century - MANUFACTURE FRANCAISE - Porte épée chaîne - Model 1882 - PALASH - Sabre

France - 19th century - MANUFACTURE FRANCAISE - Porte épée chaîne - Model 1882 - PALASH - Sabre

Historical context:

The French Army is the military power of the French Republic, responsible for the defence of the population, the territory and national interests. It mainly includes the three armies (Army, Navy, Air and Space Force), the National Gendarmerie, support services and joint organisations.



Total length: 102 cm

Length without sheath: 96.5 cm

Blade length: 82 cm

Grip length: 14.5 cm

Blade width: 2.4 cm





Description:


Superb French officer’s sabre, based on the 1882 model or older? Superb shiny three-branched guard, adorned with various floral decor. Leather filigree in place, no play. The shiny blade has one fuller, flat blade with a fuller on the side. Sheath with one ring in great condition, with its ring, original chain hallmarked ''DEPOSE''.

100% original.

Country of manufacture France
Year of manufacture 19th century
Manufacturer/ Maker MANUFACTURE FRANCAISE
Accessories Porte épée chaîne
Model Model 1882
Sub-type PALASH
Weapon type Sabre
Condition Very good +
Material Bronze, Leather, Steel (stainless)
Barrel/ blade length 82 cm
Blade width 2.4 cm
Overall Length 102 cm
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