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Belgian Civil Servant's Smallsword

S000063_Belgian_Civil_Servant_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 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, April 02 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Excellent
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-04-05
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 94.5 37.20 79.8 31.42 81.0 31.89
Max width(cm/In)1 10.80 4.25 1.58 0.62 2.27 0.89
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.20 1.65 0.48 0.19 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 -- -- 0.96 0.38 1.47 0.58
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.24 0.09 0.87 0.34
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.29 0.51 1.61 0.63
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.31 0.12 1.02 0.40
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.47 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.13 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Floral design
Crown Floral design --
Crossed scepters 41 mm ricasso --
Flowers -- --
Medal -- --
Lizards -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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