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French Restauration Smallsword

S000009_French_Restauration_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_

Data

Period1 French July Monarchy
Min/Max date1 1830-08-09 - 1848-02-26 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1
Owner1
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Bertrand Malvaux
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Aug 10 2014
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Globular, portraits Condition1 Medium
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2015-01-25
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 91.5 36.02 78.0 30.71 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 10.70 4.21 2.00 0.79 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.60 1.42 0.80 0.31 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.66 0.26 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.36 0.14 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.16 0.46 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.55 0.22 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.38 0lb 13oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel --
Bronze -- --
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Crown 1/3rd blued and gilt --
Laurel leaves Floral design --
Folliage Trophy of arms --
Lion s heads -- --
Portrait of Athena -- --
Scrolls -- --
Marks1 -- CHB --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
I like the parallel between this sword and the following, Second Empire sword.

Presicendy smallsword Presicendy smallsword

This really shows the continuity in fashion, rulers notwhistanding.

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