Napoleonic Wars, Russian Campaign
Napoleonic Wars, Russian Campaign, pressed horn and steel razor, circa 1812, the handle of the razor with laurel and oak leaves and figure of Marshall Blucher standing brandishing a sword with soldiers in the distance. BLUCHER, rev. the handle decorated laurel and oak leaves and a figure with General Platov standing with his hand on his sword and cavalry in the distance, PLATOFF, 155 x 26 mm, contained in original embossed card case. Very fine. £Sold
General Platov was a Russian general who commanded the Cossacks during the Napoleonic Wars.Marshal Blucher was a Prussian general active through the Napoleonic Wars who will for ever be most closely associated with the Battle of Waterloo.
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