The Capitulation of Sedan. The German-French surrender negotiations on 2 September 1870. The German negotiator is Otto Graf von Bismarck (1815-1898).
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Shakos of the 19th century. Napoleonic wars (Coalition Wars).
Of the various hats of Napoleon are for Ex. only about 9 pieces as a known obtained, of which only one of the consular time.
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French Republic costumes 18th century.
France and Austrian Military uniforms. First third of the 18th century. Top row left to right: Marshal of France and subaltern officer from 1704 to 1730. Right: King Louis XV. and… Read More
French Musketeers. Baroque fashion period. Second third of the XVII. Century.
Accessories firearms and offensive weapons. Renaissance period, 16th century. XVI Century. French factory. Collections of Emperor Napoleon III. at the Louvre Museum.
Sword 16th Century. Renaissance era weapon. XVI. Century. French factory. Collection of Mr. Armaillé. Offensive weapons. Sword. Grandeur of the Execution. XVI Siècle. Fabrique Française. Collection de M. D’Armaillé. Armes Offensives. Épée.… Read More
Waterloo cuirasses and sword from the army of Emperor Napoleon I.
French Musketeer costumes of the French Guard. Second third of the XVII. Century.