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Belgian Superior Officer's Smallsword : 2nd General Model

S000071_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 May 07 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 2016-05-08
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 97.4 38.35 81.3 32.01 83.0 32.68
Max width(cm/In)1 12.80 5.04 2.28 0.90 3.09 1.22
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.90 3.50 0.70 0.28 2.10 0.83
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.35 0.53 1.67 0.66
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.27 0.11 0.78 0.31
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.71 0.67 2.13 0.84
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.43 0.17 1.07 0.42
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 0.73 1lb 10oz -- -- 0.11 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Black leather
Bronze Nickel coating Bronze
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Flower
6 flags Floral design Palm
Flowers Trophy of arms Lines
Leaves 5 stars --
Wreath 9 mm ricasso --
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
Marks1 -- Lassen & Cp --
-- Bruxelles --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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