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1831 Pattern French Soldiers Short Sword Or Briquet And Scabbard In Excellent Condition

The French Infantry Glaive M1831, “glaive des troupes à pied modèle 1831,” was known colloquially by the troops as the “coupe choux” meaning “cabbage chopper. It was not a popular weapon, being heavy and unwieldy and it tended to be used more as a field tool instead of as a weapon – as its nick-name suggests.

2 thoughts on “1831 Pattern French Soldiers Short Sword Or Briquet And Scabbard In Excellent Condition

  1. Stephen Davies says:

    Hi it’s Mr Davies I was in touch with you about the Katana sword £4975 that has now been sold You said that the chap that was selling the sword is bringing some other ones in and you are going to send me photos and the prices of these other ones

    1. Razvan Ionascu says:

      Hi Stephen,
      I’m just sending you in a moment an email with pictures of two rather similar pieces with the one that is gone now.
      Regards,
      Jerry

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