Private of Royal Corps Regiment of Sappers Miners in campaign uniform of 1825. Can see the ordnance knapsack for carried the personal equipment and the cloak tied in his superior side
In 1803 a reorganization of the army by the prime minister and minister of War D. José Godoy, the king was Carlos IV, modify the Engineer Corps and created the first unit the Regiment Sappers Miners and create his academy Alcalá de Henares to unify the differents Mathematics and Fortification Academies of Madrid, Brussels and Barcelona where was were formed the officers of the branch from XVI centuries to the XVIII.
This academy and the regiment run together because his teachers and director were the officers and the colonel of the regiment and the soldiers the pupils.
When begin the Peninsular War in 1808 with his gest of the “Alcalá fugue” will be the first organized military unit what proclaim the spanish independence
After the war in 1823 a new reorganization the 31 of May organise the branch in Facultative Corps, Royal Corps of Engineers and a regiment with two battalions of a seven companies, five of sappers, one of miners and the last of pontoniers.
- Presentación: in luxury quilted case
- Pintura: artisanally painted by water resistent paints
- Peso total: 1.290 grs
- Peana: brown, ultraviolet barnished, high bright
- Nº de piezas: 12
- Medidas peana (mm): 60X60X42
- Leyenda peana: "Ingeniero 1825"
- Altura total (con peana): 23 cm