Grenadier Regiment Lusitania Dragoons nº 8 (Code: SA22)

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granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

 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

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

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.

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

Come to the combat in  the Succession War where defeat the Portuguese army in the siege of  Campomayor (1712)

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

In Cerdeña Island fight in the siege and conquest of Cagliary (1717)

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

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

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

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.

granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

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. 

 granadero del regimiento dragones de lusitania

  • 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
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