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French Third Republic General's Sword

S000076_French_General_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1892-04-09 - 1892-04-09 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Straight saber Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 3 bars Provenance1 Kube Auction
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 916, April 29 2016
Hilt type1 Oval Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomical
Pommmel type1 Flower Condition1 Very good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 2x3 Information date 2016-06-05
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 97.7 38.46 82.3 32.40 87.3 34.37
Max width(cm/In)1 12.50 4.92 2.06 0.81 3.89 1.53
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.40 3.70 0.59 0.23 1.79 0.70
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.28 0.50 1.73 0.68
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.29 0.11 0.95 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.71 0.67 2.19 0.86
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.39 0.15 1.21 0.48
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 0.85 1lb 14oz -- -- 0.35 0lb 12oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Metal
Bronze Nickel coating Nickel coating
Gilding -- --
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Features1 StGeorges Acid etching 1 loose ring
Ship Floral design Symetrical shoe
Oak leaves -- 1 screw
Laurel leaves -- --
3 stars -- --
Leather cushion -- --
Marks1 -- Coulaux & Cie. Klingenthal --
-- J Maria rue du 4 Septembre 14 Paris --
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Hilt inscription1 Georgius Equitum Patronus / In Tempestate Securitas
Blade inscription1 9. Avril 1892.
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author
This swords only misses a filigrane to be perfectly suited to my taste. The blade is beautiful, with the three fullers merging into two. It is thin, without being flimsy.

Unfortunately, even given the initials found on the pommel, the three stars (for a division general), and the date found on the blade, I have yet to find possible attributions for this sword.

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