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Belgian Court Smallsword

S000084_Belgian_Wired_Grip_Court_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

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Period1 20th Century
Min/Max date1 1920-04-15 - 1920-04-15 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author s collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Police Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, July 02 2016
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Excellent
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-07-02
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 94.2 37.09 80.0 31.50 82.1 32.32
Max width(cm/In)1 10.20 4.02 1.54 0.61 2.50 0.98
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.40 1.73 0.53 0.21 2.34 0.92
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.10 0.43 1.56 0.61
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.25 0.10 0.93 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.34 0.53 1.60 0.63
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.36 0.14 1.20 0.47
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 0.51 1lb 2oz -- -- 0.14 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 Flower
Crossed scepters Trophy of arms Scrolls
Flowers 30 mm ricasso 2 stapples
Medal -- --
Angel s heads -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 Le personnel de la police de Molenbeek St Jean a son Commissaire Mr. Matubzek 15 avril 1920
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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