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Belgian Officer's Sword from Leopold III's reign

S000036_Belgian_Officer_Sword_LIII_Full_Obverse_With_Scabbard2

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Period1 Belgium Leopold III's reign
Min/Max date1 1934-02-23 - 1951-07-16 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 Brussels
Sword type1 Promotion sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 4bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, March 7 2015
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomical
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Extremely Good
Blade type1 Curved, pipe back
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-05-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 102.0 40.16 87.7 34.53 91.1 35.87
Max width(cm/In)1 12.20 4.80 2.24 0.88 4.23 1.67
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.50 3.74 0.54 0.21 1.63 0.64
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.7 0.28 1.3 0.51 1.7 0.67
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.73 0.68 2.05 0.81
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.21 0.08 0.98 0.39
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.89 0.74 2.52 0.99
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.43 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 0.79 1lb 12oz -- -- 0.43 0lb 15oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
Gilding -- Asymetrical shoe
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Features1 Laurel leaves Floral design 1 loose ring
Floral design Belgium Leopold III's sign Slot
Flower Crown --
Goden thread portepee -- --
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
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Marks1 -- Jules Fonson Bruxelles --
-- Knight s helmet --
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Hilt inscription1 A T Monogram
Blade inscription1 Pour le Roi et la Patrie
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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