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French Marine Inspector's Smallsword

S000013_French_Marine_Inspector_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Marine Reference1 --
Outfit1 Inspector
Owner1
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Naturabuy
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Aug 24 2014
Hilt type1 Shell + collapsible shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Conical Condition1 Medium
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-01-25
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 91.3 35.94 76.3 30.04 77.7 30.59
Max width(cm/In)1 11.30 4.45 1.75 0.69 3.46 1.36
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.40 3.31 0.66 0.26 2.29 0.90
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.02 0.40 1.45 0.57
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.32 0.13 0.88 0.35
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.36 0.54 2.00 0.79
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.49 0.19 1.11 0.44
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.59 1lb 5oz -- -- 0.14 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (brown) Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
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Features1 Ancre 24 mm ricasso 1 loose ring
4 flags -- Symetrical shoe
Laurel leaves -- Floral design
Oak leaves -- Shell
Shells -- Flowers
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
Marks1 -- Coulaux & Co. Klingenthal France --
-- Crowned G --
-- Crowned ? --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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