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Belgian Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000042_Belgian_Civil_Servant_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

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 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Monsantic
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 September 23 2015
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Bad
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-11-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 97.8 38.50 83.5 32.87 84.6 33.31
Max width(cm/In)1 10.80 4.25 1.57 0.62 2.67 1.05
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.00 1.57 0.45 0.18 2.20 0.87
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.89 0.35 1.71 0.67
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.17 0.07 1.17 0.46
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.34 0.53 1.78 0.70
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.31 0.12 1.00 0.39
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 -- -- 0.13 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Pearl
Crown Floral design --
Crossed scepters 25 mm ricasso --
Flowers -- --
Medal -- --
Angel's heads -- --
Marks1 -- H --
-- S --
-- Dagger --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1
Information source 1 Author

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