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Belgian Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000029_Belgian_Civil_Servant_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

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Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, Feb 7 2015
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Medium
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-03-01
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 91.1 35.87 76.2 30.00 77.8 30.63
Max width(cm/In)1 10.50 4.13 1.66 0.65 2.36 0.93
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.90 1.54 0.51 0.20 1.97 0.78
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.50 0.59 1.72 0.68
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.20 0.08 0.90 0.35
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.39 0.55 1.68 0.66
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.34 0.13 1.11 0.44
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.47 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.10 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Floral design
Crown Floral design Shell
Crossed scepters Trophy of arms --
Flowers -- --
Medal -- --
Angel s heads -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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