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A French, Third Republic Cavalry Armor.

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A French, Third Republic Cavalry Armor.

A good quality M1874 set of French Cavalry, enlisted man's armor. The helmet is completely original only missing the liner . The accompanying cuirass and back plate are an original set. The brass chain shoulder straps original with the leather replaced. The front inside rim of the cuirass is marked Klingenthal, Coulaux Freres. Klingenthal was the site of the Royal Armory under the reign of King Louis and was subsequently operated by citizen Coulaux with the formation of the Republic. The helmet is completely original with the liner missing.

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