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Belgian Railroad Smallsword

S000096_Belgian_Railroad_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 Railroad
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 Pino, October 01 2016
Hilt type1 Pierced 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 2016-12-17
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 93.9 36.97 78.1 30.75 79.9 31.46
Max width(cm/In)1 11.60 4.57 1.63 0.64 3.15 1.24
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.90 1.93 0.76 0.30 1.81 0.71
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.50 0.20 1.07 0.42
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.33 0.13 0.90 0.35
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.91 0.36 1.40 0.55
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.51 0.20 1.01 0.40
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 0.53 1lb 3oz -- -- 0.10 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Bronze Steel Black leather
Gilding -- Brass
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Features1 Winged wheel 1/3rd blued and gilt 1 loose ring
Oak leaves Trophy of arms Floral design
Laurel leaves 10 mm ricasso Pearl
Lions' heads -- --
Acorns -- --
Angel -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 F G Monogram
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 Lambermont Bruxelles
Information source 1 Author

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