Join Date: Jun 2015
Originally Posted by Kubur
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?
Thanks for your suggestion, an interesting theory. I had noted that they had removed the knuckle guard, I think that this was to provide a balance wit the down turned quillon.