COMING IN MARCH 2019
SPECTACULAR FRENCH LOUIS PHILLIPE PERIOD FULL CUIRASS & DRAGOON HELMET.
inv # 02-12106
An exceptional, visually impactful set of armor w/ matching dragoon helmet from France’s Louis Philippe period, also know as the July Monarch which extended from 1830 to his abdication on 1848.
Cuirass: heavy combat grade full cuirass consisting of both front & back plates w/ attachment chains & clips. The cuirass features a heavy steel body w/ riveted brass facings on the front & measures approx. 16 1/2″ x 15″. In the center of the chest is a 7 1/4″ x 6″ steel sunburst w/ a brass plate depicting a French eagle on lightning bolts surrounded by a wreath of oak leaves & laurel. The interior is stamped on the left shoulder “1T 2L” & “1393”. It is further marked at the skirt in script “Manuf R.’ol de Klingenthal _illet 1833” & “1T 2L No1393”. The skirt is marked in script “Manuf R.’ol de Klingenthal Jbs 1832” & “1T 2L No1719”. After this mark, there is stamped that reads “20”.