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Belgian Leopold I Smallsword

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Period1 Leopold I's reign
Min/Max date1 1831-07-21 - 1865-12-10 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Civilian Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 September 01 2016
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Lion's head Condition1 Bad
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2016-10-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 91.5 36.02 78.6 30.94 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 11.50 4.53 2.07 0.81 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.70 1.46 0.81 0.32 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.46 0.57 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.25 0.10 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.82 0.72 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.51 0.20 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.50 1lb 2oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Wood Steel --
Silver metal -- --
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Features1 Scrolls 1/3rd blued and gilt --
Flowers Floral design --
Floral design Trophy of arms --
Missing crown 4 mm ricasso --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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