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Belgian Court Sword

S000091_Belgian_Court_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 20th Century
Min/Max date1 1922-01-01 - 1958-12-31 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 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, September 01 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Globular, pierced Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-10-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 94.2 37.09 78.6 30.94 80.0 31.50
Max width(cm/In)1 10.40 4.09 1.53 0.60 2.12 0.83
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.80 1.89 0.52 0.20 2.19 0.86
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.14 0.45 1.49 0.59
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.26 0.10 1.01 0.40
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.33 0.52 1.67 0.66
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.34 0.13 1.04 0.41
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 0.52 1lb 2oz -- -- 0.12 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- Gilding
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Floral design
Crown Floral design Pearls
Crossed sceptres 37 mm ricasso 2 screws
Flowers -- --
Medal -- --
Warrior -- --
Marks1 -- Jules Fonson Bruxelles --
-- Knight's helmet --
-- -- --
-- -- --
Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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