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French Presidency Smallsword

S000037_French_Presidency_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

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Period1 French Presidency
Min/Max date1 1848-12-20 - 1851-12-01 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 Brussels
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Hotel des ventes de Toulon
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 172, March 21 2015
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Globular Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2015-05-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 91.8 36.14 76.8 30.24 78.7 30.98
Max width(cm/In)1 10.10 3.98 1.73 0.68 2.12 0.83
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.70 1.85 0.81 0.32 2.19 0.86
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.71 0.28 1.03 0.41
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.41 0.16 0.87 0.34
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.14 0.45 1.48 0.58
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.70 0.28 1.02 0.40
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Rounded triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Rounded triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.40 0lb 14oz -- -- 0.08 0lb 3oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass -- Copper
Silver plating -- Silver plating
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Features1 Eagle 1/3rd blued and gilt Folliage
Laurel leaves Floral design Pearls
Oak leaves -- --
Pearls -- --
Flowers -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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