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Belgian 1889 pattern Officer's Sword

S000006_Belgian_ERM_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 20th Century
Min/Max date1 1900-01-01 - 1999-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Promotion sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 Belgian Military School (ERM/KMS)
Owner1
Guard type1 4 bars Provenance1 C. Chatelion
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 May 20 2014
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomical
Pommmel type1 Folliage Condition1 Fair
Blade type1 Straight, pipe back
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-01-25
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 102.4 40.31 87.0 34.25 89.8 35.35
Max width(cm/In)1 11.90 4.69 2.49 0.98 4.44 1.75
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.30 3.66 0.62 0.24 2.26 0.89
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.60 0.63 2.14 0.84
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.20 0.08 1.03 0.41
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.15 0.85 2.59 1.02
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.41 0.16 1.31 0.52
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentille Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Pipe back Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.75 1lb 10oz -- -- 0.39 0lb 14oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (brown) Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
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Features1 Folliage Acid etching 1 loose ring
Flowers Floral design Asymetrical shoe
Torsade copper thread (2) Winged lions (2) 2 screws
Brown leather portepee -- Brown leather fittings
Leather cushion -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 Pour le Roi et la Patrie
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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