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Belgian 1822-1883 pattern Light Cavalry Saber

S000049_Belgian_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Belgium Leopold II's reign
Min/Max date1 1921-01-01 - 1921-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 1822_Pattern Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 4bars Provenance1 Ciney militaria fair
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 October 25 2015
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomical
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Curved, pipe back
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-11-09
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 105.5 41.54 90.2 35.51 92.5 36.42
Max width(cm/In)1 12.40 4.88 2.61 1.03 45.20 17.80
Max thickness(cm/In)1 11.20 4.41 0.69 0.27 2.22 0.87
Curvature(cm/In)1 1.3 0.51 2.1 0.83 2.1 0.83
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.80 0.71 2.41 0.95
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.24 0.09 1.22 0.48
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.22 0.87 2.78 1.09
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.51 0.20 1.28 0.50
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 0.91 2lb 0oz -- -- 0.42 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 -- 1 loose ring
Floral design -- Mortise
Flower -- 1 screw (+ 1 missing)
Golden thread portepee -- --
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
Leather cushion -- --
Marks1 -- Fonson & Cie Jules Fonson Successeur Bruxelles --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1
Information source 1 Author

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