Originally Posted by Miguel
Thanks for the info, can you suggest to me the best place to start trying to track down the history of this sabre.
I suggest to see the Briquet model 1856-57, used by the "tirailleurs senegalais".
They were not only from Senegal but from all West Africa.
I guess one of them bring it back to Dahomey.
Have you seen that they cut one branch of the guard?