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French 3rd Republic Smallsword

S000090_French_3rd_Republic_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 French Third Republic
Min/Max date1 1870-09-04 - 1940-07-10 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 Judge
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 SDV de Chinon, Christophe Herbelin
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 June 29 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Globular, pearls Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Triple edged
Fuller1 3 Information date 2016-10-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 86.4 34.02 70.6 27.80 79.3 31.22
Max width(cm/In)1 10.30 4.06 1.71 0.67 2.45 0.96
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.20 1.26 0.90 0.35 2.51 0.99
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.43 0.17 1.31 0.52
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.24 0.09 1.00 0.39
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.88 0.35 1.70 0.67
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.60 0.24 1.23 0.48
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle Rounded triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.43 0lb 15oz -- -- 0.13 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Nickel plating -- Nickel gilding
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Features1 Pearls -- Pearls
Grapes -- Floral design
Lictor's fasces -- --
Flags 17 mm ricasso --
Laurel leaves -- --
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Marks1 -- Crossed gun and sword --
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Hilt inscription1 R F
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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