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French Marine Officer's Smallsword

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Period2 July Monarchy (Louis-Philippe)
Min/Max date2 1837-01-01 - 1848-02-24 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Marine Reference1 --
Outfit1 French Military
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Leclere Encheres
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 281, Feb 19 2016
Hilt type1 Shell + collapsible shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Inverted cone Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-04-05
Information source 1 Author 2 J.Lhoste EPeF
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 96.5 37.99 81.2 31.97 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 11.20 4.41 2.01 0.79 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.30 3.27 0.74 0.29 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 -- -- 1.09 0.43 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.23 0.09 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.51 0.59 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.41 0.16 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.66 1lb 7oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel --
Bronze Nickel coating --
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Crowned anchor Acid etching --
4 flags Floral design --
Oak leaves Trophy of arms --
Laurel leaves Tulip --
Shells Stars --
Torsade Brass thread (2+2) -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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