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Belgian Officer's Smallsword : 2nd General Model

S000055_Belgian_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Belgium Leopold I's reign
Min/Max date1 1845-01-31 - 1911-09-19 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 Belgian Military
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 December 15 2015
Hilt type1 Double shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Folliage Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-01-24
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 96.5 37.99 80.5 31.69 83.0 32.68
Max width(cm/In)1 12.40 4.88 2.21 0.87 4.05 1.59
Max thickness(cm/In)1 5.10 2.01 0.55 0.22 2.28 0.90
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.24 0.49 1.64 0.65
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.23 0.09 0.85 0.33
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.65 0.65 2.22 0.87
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.36 0.14 1.18 0.46
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.71 1lb 9oz -- -- 0.32 0lb 11oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Flowers Floral design 1 loose ring
Folliage Trophy of arms Symetrical shoe
Lion and Shield Lion and star on crowned shield 1 screw
Laurel leaves 36 mm ricasso Mortise
Oak leaves -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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