This French Marine private's briquet dates to the mid-19th c., and is mounted with a 59 cm. long blade, both side of which are engraved with anchors. Blade is marked with inspector's poincon at the averse ricasso. The back of the blade is inscribed 'Manufacture de Coulaux aine & Co.' The ANXI style brass hilt has developed a beautiful patina. Blade was period-sharpened for action.