Arms 
   & Historical Souvenirs

Arms
   & Historical Souvenirs

Led by Juliette Billot-Leroy, the Arms and Historical Souvenirs Department offers military-issued and civilian weapons and sporting guns - both ancient and modern - as well as all manner of militaria and hunting equipment at its weekly auctions.

Neolithic flints, iron arrowheads, pikes, war scythes, halberds and partisans, crossbows, ceremonial and combat swords, foils and rapiers, broadswords and sabres, hunting daggers and skinning knives, Samurai swords, kriss, talwars and jambiyas, arquebuses, blunderbusses, muskets, rifles, pistols, revolvers and wheellock, flintlock and percussion weapons all come up for sale.

Uniform collectors and connoisseurs are catered for with armour, helmets and chainmail, cartridge pouches and sabretaches, jackets, caps, shakos, kepis, atillas, bicornes, epaulettes, belt buckles, saddlebags and despatch bags, scabbards and holsters and French and foreign medals, awards and decorations.

Finally, historic and personal items are also a feature of the sales; with documents, sculptures and painting of illustrious figures - from the kings and queens of France, Marie-Antoinette, Napoléon 1st, Napoléon 3rd and Napoléon 4th ‘The Royal Prince’ to field marshals and generals who fought for the their countries, as well as presidents and ministers. Personal souvenirs are also represented with call-up papers, officers’ commission and decoration documents, notebooks and sketchbooks, caricatures, portraits of servicemen and servicewomen, photographs of hunts, of life in the trenches, of soldiers getting ready for battle or waiting to be liberated.

Contact

Upcoming sale

nov.
21
14:00
                        Weapons 
                <br/>                           & Historical Souvenirs
nov.
21
14:00

N°3878

Weapons
& Historical Souvenirs

Artcurial, Paris