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Belgian 1897 pattern Officer's Sword from Leopold II's reign

S000034_Belgian_Officer_Sword_LII_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Belgium Leopold II's reign
Min/Max date1 1900-01-01 - 1900-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 Brussels
Sword type1 Promotion sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 4 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 March 7 2015
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 2 sides flat, 2 rounded
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight, pipe back
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-05-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 108.8 42.83 93.6 36.85 96.5 37.99
Max width(cm/In)1 12.50 4.92 2.49 0.98 4.39 1.73
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.20 3.62 0.68 0.27 2.07 0.81
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.65 0.65 2.09 0.82
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.25 0.10 0.84 0.33
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.96 0.77 2.61 1.03
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.37 0.15 1.05 0.41
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 0.83 1lb 13oz -- -- 0.41 0lb 14oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Metal
Pewter ? -- Nickel coating
-- -- Asymetrical shoe
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Features1 Laurel leaves Belgian Arms 1 loose ring
Floral design Belgium Leopold II's sigil Slot
Flowers Crown --
Silver thread portepee -- --
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 A G 1900
Blade inscription1 Pour le Roi et la Patrie
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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