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Belgian Marine Smallsword

S000109_Belgian_Marine_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 20th Century
Min/Max date1 1922-01-01 - 1960-01-01 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Navy Reference1 --
Outfit1 Medical Service
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Marnix Ryckx Collection
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 March 07 2017
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Cylindrical
Pommmel type1 Clover Condition1 Excellent
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2017-03-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 93.0 36.61 78.7 30.98 80.1 31.54
Max width(cm/In)1 9.90 3.90 1.51 0.59 3.02 1.19
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.30 1.30 0.54 0.21 1.46 0.57
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.15 0.45 1.55 0.61
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.22 0.09 0.96 0.38
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.36 0.54 1.81 0.71
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.37 0.15 1.10 0.43
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Hexagon Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.48 1lb 1oz -- -- 0.14 0lb 5oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Plastic (black) Steel Black leather
Brass Nickel coating Brass
Gilding -- --
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Features1 Fouled anchor Acid etching 2 loose rings
Crown Floral design Geometrical design
Cord 44 mm ricasso Loop
Flower -- 3 screws
Pearls -- --
Foliage -- --
Marks1 E D Knight's helmet --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 Jules Fonson Bruxelles
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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