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Belgian Silver Plated Smallsword

S000094_Belgian_Silver_Plated_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 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Gunther, October 01 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Busy Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2016-12-17
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 93.5 36.81 78.5 30.91 79.8 31.42
Max width(cm/In)1 11.00 4.33 1.76 0.69 2.32 0.91
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.00 1.57 0.55 0.22 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 -- -- 1.16 0.46 1.63 0.64
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.26 0.10 0.95 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.54 0.61 1.92 0.76
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.40 0.16 0.93 0.37
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond Rounded rectangle
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
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Silver plating -- Silver plating
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Features1 Belgian coat of arms 30 mm ricasso Pearls
Pearls -- Floral design
Flowers -- --
Red felt washer -- --
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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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