French Saber

Description:

Physical Description

Forged steel with wooden grip wrapped with wire. Inscribed "Artillerie de France Paris" near the handle.

Maker: Solingen

Place Made: GermanyAssociated Place: France

Related Event: Revolution and the New Nation

Subject:

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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: ZZ.RSN83510W07

Object Name: SwordOther Terms: Sword; Edged Weapons

Measurements: overall: 4 in x 35 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 90.17 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a2-6c40-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_441510

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