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Scottish Court Smallsword

S000103_Scottish_Court_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 George VI's reign
Min/Max date1 1936-12-11 - 1952-02-06 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 England Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Royal Co. of Archers Reference1 --
Outfit1 Bodyguard
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Wavre militaria fair
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Pino, February 04 2017
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Ball and button Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2017-02-17
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 93.0 36.61 78.2 30.79 79.6 31.34
Max width(cm/In)1 11.10 4.37 1.89 0.74 2.45 0.96
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.40 1.34 0.63 0.25 2.10 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 -- -- 1.08 0.43 1.55 0.61
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.22 0.09 0.93 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.47 0.58 2.02 0.80
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.39 0.15 1.35 0.53
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.48 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.22 0lb 8oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Silver wire Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- --
Silver -- --
Features1 Thistle Acid etching Flower button
Floral design Floral design Floral design
Grapes 9 mm ricasso Shoe with button and waves
Leather washer -- 1 nail in locket
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Marks1 -- Davies and son Hanover --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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