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French Smallsword

S000100_French_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_

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Period1 18th Century
Min/Max date1 1700-01-01 - 1799-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 Court
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 SAS Guillemot-Richard
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 4 Sale of November 25 2016
Hilt type1 Double shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Olive Condition1 Good
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)1 102.7 40.43 85.1 33.50 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 10.40 4.09 2.02 0.80 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.20 3.23 0.91 0.36 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.62 0.24 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.45 0.18 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.09 0.43 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.64 0.25 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Hollow triangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.37 0lb 13oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Steel Steel --
Copper -- --
Blackened -- --
Gilding -- --
Features1 Trophy of arms 1/3rd blued and gilt --
Flowers Trophy of arms --
Spirals Floral design --
-- Sun --
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 I G B
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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