Spain - Civil Guard, Civil Guard - Tricorn cap and photo

Description
Spain - Civil Guard, Civil Guard - Tricorn cap and photo
Original - Excellent condition

Spain, Tricorn of the feared Civil Guard and current photograph of the W. Eugene Smith, Magnum agency of three civil guards from Franco's time. In excellent condition. Black patent leather and red lining. Made by Manufacturas Aura, Madrid. Size 57. The Civil Guard is a Spanish armed institute of a military nature with police functions that performs functions of citizen security and public order, highlighting its antiterrorist work and also in defence of ecology. It was created on March 28, 1844 due to the need to have a national, strong, professional, and widely deployed body of public security that would respond efficiently to the security needs of Spain in the first half. of the 19th century, which it carried out with great success, especially against the bandits and thieves of the roads and towns and the repression against the labour movements. During the Spanish civil war and the Franco dictatorship, it had a relevant role in the repression tasks of the republicans in the territories conquered by the national army, against the Maquis operating in the mountainous areas and the repression of the left-wing organisations, worker strikes, helping to maintain the Franco dictatorial order. Its more than 175 years of continuous history, without altering its name, give it the status of the oldest police force in Spain. (Soldier uniform army military war battle front badge pin police corps security cap hat helmet beanie award emblem badge shield).

—- Spain, Tricorn of the feared Civil Guard and current photograph of the W. Eugene Smith, Magnum agency of three civil guards from Franco's time. In excellent condition. Black patent leather and red lining. Made by Manufacturas Aura, Madrid. Size: 57. The Guardia Civil is a Spanish armed institute of a military nature with police functions that performs functions of citizen security and public order, highlighting its antiterrorist work and also in defence of ecology. It was created on March 28, 1844 due to the need to have a national, strong, professional, and widely deployed body of public security that would respond efficiently to the security needs of Spain in the first half. of the 19th century, which it carried out with great success, especially against the bandits and thieves of the roads and towns and the repression against the labour movements. During the Spanish civil war and the Franco dictatorship, it had an important role in the repression tasks of the republicans in the territories conquered by the national army, against the Maquis that operated in the mountainous areas and the repression of left-wing organisations, worker strikes, helping to maintain the Franco dictatorial order. Its more than 175 years of continuous history, without altering its name, give it the status of the oldest police force in Spain. (Soldier uniform army military war battle front badge pin police security corps hat cap helmet beanie award emblem badge shield).

Lot details
Type
Tricorn cap and photo
Country of Origin
Spain
Army Unit
Civil Guard, Civil Guard
Condition
Excellent condition
Original/ Replica
Original
Size (Clothing/ Helmet Shell)
57
Comes with certificate of authenticity
No
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