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Belgian Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000058_Belgian_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 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, Feb 06 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Cylindrical
Pommmel type1 Coat of arms, lion heads and crown Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2015-02-14
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 99.0 38.98 82.8 32.60 84.6 33.31
Max width(cm/In)1 11.10 4.37 1.69 0.67 3.24 1.28
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.60 1.81 0.86 0.34 2.55 1.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.76 0.30 0.98 0.39
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.45 0.18 0.91 0.36
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.20 0.47 1.54 0.61
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.58 0.23 1.11 0.44
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 0.60 1lb 5oz -- -- 0.11 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Bronze Steel Black leather
Gilding -- Bronze
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Features1 Belgian coat of arms Acid etching 1 loose ring
Oak leaves Floral design Floral design
Laurel leaves Trophy of arms Arabesque
Lion heads 5 mm ricasso Pearl
Angel -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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