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...

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