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French Superior Officer's Smallsword

S000111_French_Superior_Officer_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1845-01-01 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Marnix Ryckx Collection
Quillions1 2 Provenance(detail)1 March 07 2017
Hilt type1 Single shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical flat
Pommmel type1 Lion's head Condition1 Excellent
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2017-03-14
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 92.2 36.30 78.5 30.91 79.1 31.14
Max width(cm/In)1 13.70 5.39 1.98 0.78 3.33 1.31
Max thickness(cm/In)1 5.70 2.24 0.72 0.28 2.02 0.80
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.95 0.37 1.57 0.62
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.23 0.09 0.94 0.37
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.59 0.63 2.22 0.87
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.51 0.20 1.06 0.42
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.50 1lb 2oz -- -- 0.12 0lb 4oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Mother of pearl Steel Black leather
Brass -- Brass
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Features1 Lion's head 1/3rd blued and gilt Oak leaves
Sitting Athena Floral design Laurel leaves
Laurel leaves Laurel crown Floral design
Flags Trophy or arms --
Flowers -- --
Leather washer -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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