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Columbian Ambassador's Smallsword

S000043_Colombian_Ambassador_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Colombia Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 Ambassador
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Yann Baratoux
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Mai 6 2015
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Fruit Condition1 Extremely Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2015-11-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 95.1 37.44 79.1 31.14 80.0 31.50
Max width(cm/In)1 11.70 4.61 1.33 0.52 2.20 0.87
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.80 1.50 0.71 0.28 2.22 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 -- -- 0.59 0.23 1.13 0.44
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.40 0.16 0.85 0.33
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.88 0.35 1.24 0.49
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.49 0.19 0.91 0.36
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 0.39 0lb 14oz -- -- 0.09 0lb 3oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel White leather
Bronze -- Bronze
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Colombian coat of arms 1/2 blued and gilt Floral design
4 flags Floral design Pearls
Pearl Trophy of arms Cross
Condor 5 mm ricasso --
Wreath -- --
Raisin -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 G B Monogram
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1
Information source 1 Author

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