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Belgian Smallsword

S000097_Belgian_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 Leopold I's reign
Min/Max date1 1845-01-01 - 1911-09-19 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 Belgian Military
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Gunter, November 05 2016
Hilt type1 Shell + collapsible shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Inverted cone 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 99.0 38.98 83.0 32.68 83.8 32.99
Max width(cm/In)1 12.50 4.92 2.14 0.84 3.01 1.19
Max thickness(cm/In)1 9.20 3.62 0.61 0.24 2.12 0.83
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.34 0.53 1.86 0.73
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.28 0.11 1.01 0.40
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.76 0.69 2.15 0.85
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.40 0.16 1.00 0.39
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 0.69 1lb 8oz -- -- 0.17 0lb 6oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Tortoiseshell Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- Red felt insert
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Features1 Lion Acid etching Flower
6 flags Floral design Fronds
Oak leaves Trophy of arms Palm
Laurel leaves 15 mm ricasso --
Trophy of arms -- --
Torsade Brass thread (2) -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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