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AFGS Heritage Ornaments
 
AFGS heritage ornaments, just in time for the holidays
 
 
L'Habitation
The Carignan-Salieres Regiment Soldier
The King's Daughters
The Voyageurs
2004 collectible ornaments
2006 collectible ornament
AFGS 2007 Ornament
2008 The Voyageurs Ornament
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L'Habitation
The Carignan-Salieres Regiment Soldier
The King's Daughter Sold Out
The Voyageurs
Actual size 2 3/4 round
Actual size 3.5" X 2.5"
Actual size 3.5" X 2.5"
Actual size 2.5" X 3.5"
L'Habitation is an intricately detailed depiction of the first permanent French-Canadian colony founded in Quebec by Samuel de Champlain in 1608. The Carignan-Salieres Regiment Soldier is an intricately detailed depiction of a regiment soldier that landed in Quebec in June of 1665. The regiment was sent by King Louis XIV to protect the settlers. The King's Daughter is an intricately detailed depiction of the women who landed in Quebec between 1663 and 1673. Nearly 1,000 women were recruited by King Louis XIV to go to New France to marry and populate the colony. The Voyageurs is an intricately detailed depiction of the adventurous French Canadian men who traveled by birch bark canoe transporting barter goods, supplies and pelts between Montreal and the vast outreaches of the western wilderness stretching to the Pacific Coast. 
Each exquisite 24kt gold-electroplated collectible is handcrafted of solid brass and beautifully gift-boxed with the AFGS logo embossed in gold on the cover, and includes a short history of this significant first settlement in New France. Each exquisite 24kt gold-electroplated collectible is handcrafted of solid brass. The soldier is depicted in full color. The ornament is beautifully gift-boxed with the AFGS logo embossed in gold on the cover, and includes a short history of this significant first settlement in New France. Each exquisite 24kt gold-electroplated collectible is handcrafted of solid brass. The women are  depicted in full color. The ornament is beautifully gift-boxed with the AFGS logo embossed on the cover, and includes a short history of the King's Daughter and the important role they played in the growth of the French settlement in Quebec. Each exquisite 24kt gold-electroplated collectible is handcrafted of solid brass. The men in their canoe are depicted in full color. The ornament is beautifully gift-boxed with the AFGS logo embossed in gold on the cover, and includes a short history of the voyageurs and the important role they played in the fur trade that sustained the Canadian economy for over two hundred years. 
 



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