Figure what show a soldier of the Lusitania, the skull regiment, riding his horse showing his weapons the straight cavalry sabre of 1801 and the carbine model 1798. Rider and horse in a mortal pose
This regiment was created the 18 of December of 1809 by royal permission for D. Jose Miguel Guzmán Dávalos y Spinola, commander in chief of the cavalry branch at this time, with the name of Pezuela Dragoons.
Come to the combat in the Succession War where defeat the Portuguese army in the siege of Campomayor (1712)
In Cerdeña Island fight in the siege and conquest of Cagliary (1717)
And the next year participated in the conquest of Sicily under the command of the Marquis of Lede already with the name of Lusitania Dragoons Regiment, fight in the siege and conquest of Messina
But his glory are win in the battle of Melazzo where win his glory for his heroic charge against the austrians what are defeated and the regiment captures two flags.
For this triumph the king Felipe V give to the dragoons the privilege of wear a golden distinction and the inscription for the skull of his coat of arms what say in latin “Lusitania tessera omnia armatura fortier” The standard of the Lusitania is stronger than any armour.
- Presentation: in luxury quilted case
- Paint: artisanally painted by water resistent paints
- Total weight of: 3.180 grs
- Pedestal: brown, ultraviolet barnished, high bright
- Number of pieces: 30
- Pedestal sizes(mm): 195x75x69
- Total measure including a wood base: 26 cm