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Polish Winged Hussars , XVII c.

$699.99

Description

54 mm, white metal

Polish Hussars were nicknamed The Angels of Death.┬áThe Polish hussars, or Winged hussars, were one of the main types of Polish cavalry in Poland between 16th and 18th centuries. The theory that hussars wore wings, because the wings made a loud, clattering noise which made it seem like cavalry was much larger than in reality and frightened the enemy’s horses.

 

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