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Belgian Infantry Sword

S000075_Belgian_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Belgium Albert II's reign
Min/Max date1 1996-01-01 - 1996-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 --
Sword type1 Promotion sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Infantry Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Marc Verbeeren
Guard type1 4 bars Provenance1 --
Quillions1 0 Provenance(detail)1 --
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Excellent
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 1 Information date 2016-05-16
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 98.1 38.62 83.8 32.99 87.6 34.49
Max width(cm/In)1 11.20 4.41 2.20 0.87 4.14 1.63
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.20 3.62 0.48 0.19 2.21 0.87
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.54 0.61 2.01 0.79
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.44 0.17 0.95 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.01 0.79 2.51 0.99
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.40 0.16 1.13 0.44
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.72 1lb 9oz -- -- 0.48 1lb 1oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Plastic Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
Gilding -- Asymetrical shoe
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Features1 Folliage Acid etching 1 loose ring
Flowers Floral design Mortise
Torsade copper thread (3x2) Crown --
Black and gold portepee A II for Albert II --
Leather cushion -- --
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Marks1 -- Solingen --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 Pour le Roi et la Patrie
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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