Sabre for grenadier
France, 1767. Reign of Louis XVI.
Strong brass hilt with two marks on the bow.
Flat blade with engraving on both sides - on one side garnet and inscription "GRENADIER", on the other side - garnet and two opposite symmetrical letters "L" - of Louis XVI.
Two hallmarks of manufactory inspectors.
On the back of the blade is an engraving - "M=ture R=le D'alsace" - royal manufacture in Alsace (Klingenthal).
Leather sheath with brass fittings.
Price 700,- Euro