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Belgian 1889 pattern Officer's Sword from Albert I's reign

S000030_Belgian_ERM_Sword_Albert_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Belgium Albert I's reign
Min/Max date1 1909-12-23 - 1934-02-17 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 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, Feb 7 2015
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomical
Pommmel type1 Folliage Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight, pipe back
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-03-01
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 101.1 39.80 85.7 33.74 92.1 36.26
Max width(cm/In)1 11.80 4.65 2.35 0.93 4.29 1.69
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.50 3.74 0.59 0.23 2.16 0.85
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.57 0.62 2.06 0.81
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.17 0.07 0.96 0.38
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.08 0.82 2.37 0.93
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.42 0.17 1.13 0.44
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Pipe back Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Pipe back Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.81 1lb 13oz -- -- 0.41 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) Crown 1 screw
Leather cushion A for Albert --
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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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