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Belgian Smallsword

S000092_Belgian_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 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 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Cylindrical
Pommmel type1 Coat of arms, lions' heads and crown Condition1 Excellent
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 95.2 37.48 79.7 31.38 82.7 32.56
Max width(cm/In)1 10.90 4.29 1.69 0.67 3.55 1.40
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.50 1.77 0.82 0.32 2.27 0.89
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.76 0.30 1.26 0.50
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.46 0.18 1.01 0.40
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.28 0.50 1.55 0.61
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.61 0.24 1.16 0.46
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 0.62 1lb 6oz -- -- 0.12 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Brass Steel Black leather
Gilding Nickel coating Brass
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Features1 Belgian coat of arms Acid etching 1 loose ring
Oak leaves Floral design Floral design
Laurel leaves 12 mm ricasso Pearl
Lions' heads -- --
Angel -- --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 Manufacture d'Equipements militaires Auguste Fonson 49 rue des Fabriques Bruxelles
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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