French 18th cent. champagne sabre
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United Kingdom (DHL): £15.00
Delivery time approximately 4-6 working days after receipt of payment.
This is the most often used type of sword to open champagne bottles!
The old French tradition of the "Sabrage" cracking of champagne bottles has become a popular party gag, which you can now enjoy as well.
Instructions how to do it are easily found under google searchwords sabrage, champagne swords, etc.
A copy of the regular pattern ANXI French infantry hanger is offered with item No. P47; it was introduced as a standard weapon into many European states' infantries in the 19th century.
This is a shorter replica version of the French infantry sabre which is perfect as Champagne sabrage sabre.
It is said that in 1812 Napoleon used his sword to open a bottle of Champagne after a victorious battle. From then on this "art" was celebrated ceremoneously as "sabrage" amongst the gentry.
Our sword has a cast brass handguard and a curved steel blade 45 cms./17.5" long.
Total length of sword (blade in black leather scabbard with brass furniture):
total lenghs: 67 cm
Blade length: 45 cm
Weight : 1.1 kgs/ 2.3 lbs.
It is ideal for role play and display.