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Belgian Superior Officer's Smallsword : 2nd General Model

S000059_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 Gunther, Feb 06 2016
Hilt type1 Shell + collapsible shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Folliage Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2015-02-14
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 96.9 38.15 80.7 31.77 81.7 32.17
Max width(cm/In)1 11.70 4.61 2.15 0.85 3.12 1.23
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.10 3.19 0.71 0.28 2.15 0.85
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.43 0.56 1.88 0.74
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.28 0.11 0.98 0.39
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.81 0.71 2.25 0.89
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.41 0.16 1.16 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 0.75 1lb 10oz -- -- 0.16 0lb 6oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (brown) Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Flowers Floral design Floral design
Folliage Trophy of arms with canon --
Lion and Shield 18 mm ricasso --
6 flags -- --
Laurel leaves -- --
Oak leaves -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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