Mounted officer's sabre of Volunteers - National Guard - called Petit Montmorency:
Length of the sabre: 90 cm - blade: 74 cm
Revolutionary period post Louis XVI, c. 1790-1795.
Leather-covered handle with triple filigree, gilded and chiselled brass frame.
Pommel with plumed helmet, long tail cap.
Open-shell guard with a "climbing lion."
Curved blade with flat back, hollow sides and gutter.
Sabre in very good condition, no play and complete (without sheath).
See the photos. I will happily answer your questions.
- Country of manufacture
- Manufacturer/ Maker
- post Louis XVI, vers 1790-1795
- officier monté de Volontaires - garde nationale
- Weapon Type
- Petit Montmorency
- Very good
- Overall Length
- 90 cm
- Barrel/ blade length
- 74 cm