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Old 28th July 2015, 09:00 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Miguel
Hi Kubur,

Thanks for the info, can you suggest to me the best place to start trying to track down the history of this sabre.
Many thanks
Miguel


Hi Miguel,
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?
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Kubur
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