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Austro-Hungarian 1849 pattern Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000054_Austro_Hungarian_Civl_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Franz Joseph's reign
Min/Max date1 1878-01-01 - 1916-11-21 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Austro-Hungary Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Haynaut
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 November 14 2015
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Lion s head Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2015-11-25
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 93.0 36.61 80.5 31.69 86.0 33.86
Max width(cm/In)1 11.20 4.41 2.08 0.82 3.93 1.55
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.40 1.34 0.75 0.30 1.65 0.65
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.33 0.52 1.99 0.78
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.29 0.11 0.85 0.33
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.64 0.65 2.26 0.89
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.50 0.20 1.01 0.40
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.48 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.33 0lb 12oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Franz Joseph s coat of arms Acid etching 2 loose rings
Snake Floral design Asymetrical shoe
Lion s head -- --
Oak leaves -- --
Acorns -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 Viribus Unitis, FJI
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
The scabbard shown here is not the correct one as this sword ought to have a leather scabbard. I do not yet know to which type of sword this scabbard belongs.

Also, if you look closely at the mother of pearl scales, you will see that the one worn next to the body has been scaled down ;-) and polished again.

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