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Old 2nd November 2008, 03:27 PM   #3
Jean B.
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 14

The small sword was made in Solingen. The marking IGB is often attributed to the Broch family but there are no formal evidences.

It is a First Empire officer or civil official épée.

The "clavier" (shell) shows an extract of a period painting of Marguerite Gérard "la clémence de l'Empereur"

Nice sword.

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