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Peruvian Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000060_Peruvian_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Peru Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Brive Encheres
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 75, Feb 22 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Globular, pearls Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Flame
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-04-05
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 95.6 37.64 81.5 32.09 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 10.80 4.25 1.81 0.71 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.30 1.69 0.68 0.27 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.77 0.30 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.24 0.09 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.18 0.46 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.43 0.17 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.55 1lb 3oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel --
Bronze -- --
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Peruvian coat of arms 1/3rd blued and gilt --
Flags Floral design --
Satire's head Trophy of arms --
Foliage 7 mm ricasso --
Eagle's head -- --
Shell -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
I just love the blade on this sword.

There was a rest of copper wire on the grip (2 0.35 mm wires wrapped around one another). The scabbard, of course, is posterior.

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