XVIII Century. French school. Time of the French Revolution. Handles and scabbards of swords. Weapons of Honor.
9524 and 9525, official Sword of the member of the Directory, 9530 and 9531, Sword of honor offered by the Directory to General Massena 9526 and 9527, Sword of honor. The inscription reads: Battle of Marengo, 25 years glory. Awarded by the First Consul of the French Republic, Napoleon Bonaparte to General Gaspard Amédée Gardanne.
9524 et 9525; Epée officielle de membre du Directoire; 9530 et 9531, sabre d’honneur offert par le Directoire a Masséna; 9526 et 9527, sabre d’honneur; sur le fourreau on lit: Bataille de Marengo, le 25 prairial an VIII; commandé par le premier consul, donné par le Gouvernement de la République française au général Gardanne.
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