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