HELMET OF GENERAL DIVISION OF CUIRASSIERS, MODEL 1872
French cavalry recruitment poster – Interwar era
Featuring an assortment of cuirassiers, hussars and even an automitrailleuse.
French Cuirassiers on maneuvers.
French Cuirassiers 1914
A Mexican cavalryman’s helmet captured by American soldier Colonel William S. Harney during the Mexican-American War, c. 1840s. [2051×2554]
The elite Tulancingo Cuirassiers were a heavy cavalry unit which fought at Angostura, Cerro Gordo, Churubusko, and the battles for the Valley of Mexico. Their ornate uniform was based on French Napoleonic Cuirassiers. Their coats were dark blue, trousers were red with a blue stripe. They wore bronze cuirasses and helmets.
German cuirassiers “Emperor Nicholas I of Russia” sword.
6th (Brandenburg) Cuirassiers “Emperor Nicholas I of Russia” regiment was formed in 1807. In 1817 grand duke Nicholas Pavlovich became its colonel in chief.
This sword was used in 1890-1910.
Standard of the cuirassiers in 1918