"Pair Of Epaulettes Of The Lieutenant Of The King's Bodyguards Of The King's Military House"PAIR OF SUB-LIEUTENANT EPALETTS OF THE KING'S GUARDS OF THE KING'S MILITARY HOUSE, model 1814, RESTORATION, 1814-1820. They are embroidered in a twisted crimp and silver and gold sequins. The body is embroidered in gold with a design depicting the uniform braid of the bodyguards bordered by a scalloped framing strip on a sheet of dark blue woolen cloth, a buttonhole bordered by an embroidered stripe, this very luxurious; his badge is embroidered with silver is decorated with a shield bordered by a beaded wand (in sequins and sequins) decorated with a radiant sun with the face of the sun in its center (in stamped silver strip), this decor is normally reserved for the Standard-bearer and adjutant second lieutenant according to the regulations of 1814, but the superb quality of the finish. Double row of fringes in large twists in matt and shiny silver threads. The outline is made up of three turns: a large one in matt bumblebee and shiny yarn rolled alternately; an interior second with the same finish; a third, of the same work, is applied below the large, at the birth of the fringe. Normally it is that on August 16, 1820, in the new regulation on the uniform of the Bodyguards, that this model with epaulette with fringes with large twists and against epaulette is introduced for the ranks of the squadron chief, wears -flags, adjutants, chief marshals and first class marshals (however in 1820 no decoration in the form of a radiant sun was planned). This copy proves either that the fringes with large twists were in use before the 1820 regulations. Dimensions: Body: length 76 mm, width 67 mm. Shield and twists: length 70 mm, width 117 mm. Fringes: height 55 mm. Weight of the shoulder pad 265 grams. Very good condition, some wear on the sheet and the two buttonholes. Restoration period. Note: The rank of second lieutenant of the King's Bodyguards corresponds, in the cavalry of the line, to the ranks of major and lieutenant-colonel.