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French Second Empire Smallsword

S000064_French_2nd_Empire_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

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Period1 French Second Empire
Min/Max date1 1851-12-02 - 1870-09-04 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France 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 1 Provenance(detail)1 April 02 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Eagle Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2016-04-05
Information source 1 Author
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 87.9 34.61 74.0 29.13 78.0 30.71
Max width(cm/In)1 10.80 4.25 1.55 0.61 2.49 0.98
Max thickness(cm/In)1 5.10 2.01 0.76 0.30 2.30 0.91
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.66 0.26 1.16 0.46
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.41 0.16 0.94 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.08 0.43 1.60 0.63
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.60 0.24 1.17 0.46
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 0.39 0lb 14oz -- -- 0.11 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Bronze -- Bronze
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Eagle 1/3rd blued and gilt Folliage
Pearls Floral design Flower
Flowers 9 mm ricasso --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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