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French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier Cavalry Officer’s Helmet With Red Feather & R 1 Of ONLY 1000 MADE, NAPOLEONIC ERA 1802-1813 French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier
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French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier Cavalry Officer’s Helmet With Red Feather & R 1 Of ONLY 1000 MADE, NAPOLEONIC ERA 1802-1813 French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier

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EXTREMELY RARE, 1 Of ONLY 1000 MADE, NAPOLEONIC ERA 1802-1813 French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier Cavalry Officer’s Helmet With Red Feather & Red Horse Hair Plumes, Black Horse Hair Mane, Liner & Leather Backed Link Chin Strap. Sn 15167 - 15167

The Garde De Paris (Guard of Paris) was established on 4th October 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte. It distinguished itself in battles of historical significance, including Danzig and Friedland in 1807, Alcolea in 1808 and Burgos in 1812. In 1813 it was dissolved following the attempted coup of General Malet and replaced by the Imperial Gendarmerie of Paris and then, under the Restoration, the Royal Guard of Paris and the Royal Mounted Police of Paris. This is an excellent original French ‘Garde De Paris’ Cuirassier Cavalry Officer’s Helmet. Only approx. 1000 helmets to the ‘Garde De Paris’ were made. The helmet has a nickel plated brass skull, brass rim, ear to ear brass sun-ray band Imperial Eagle to the centre above banner ‘Garde De Paris’. It has leather backed scales chin strap and ornate brass ear bosses. It has a superb head combe finial, neck guard and original removable red feather and red horse hair plumes with correct ornate bosses. It also has its original plaited black horse hair falling mane. The brass has original gilt finish. The exterior of the helmet has no dents. The helmet is complete with leather liner which has just the service wear to be expected. It is approx UK size 7. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15167
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CategoryAccessories
SubcategoryClothing
ConditionUsed
Price£ 2,950
Sale typeTrade
Manufactured YearNAPOLEONIC ERA 1802-1813
Your reference15167
Recommended UsageCollection item

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