du Corps du Roi.
1st model. Lightly curved Montmorency blade, the obverse side etched "Gardes Du Corps Du Roi" between two lilies over a trophy bundle and two "B" stamps (Bick and Borson), the reverse with the crowned Bourbon coat of arms under a sun surmounting another trophy bundle, the back of the blade marked "Manuf.re.R.le Du Klingenthal. Octobre 1814". The brass hilt shows remnants of fire-gilding, has three bars and a shield-shaped knuckle guard exhibiting the crowned Bourbon coat of arms surrounded by oak and laurel leaves and flags, the grip covered with sharkskin and wrapped with twisted silver wire.
Price 4.500,- Euro.