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French Lion Saber

S000116_French_Lion_Saber_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1880-01-01 - 1920-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 -- Reference1 --
Outfit1 --
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 3 bars Provenance1 Naturabuy
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 --
Hilt type1 Teardrop Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomic
Pommmel type1 Lion's head Condition1 Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2017-06-03
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 87.7 34.53 74.8 29.45 76.7 30.20
Max width(cm/In)1 11.40 4.49 2.80 1.10 4.10 1.61
Max thickness(cm/In)1 8.40 3.31 0.65 0.26 1.82 0.72
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.4 0.16 0.9 0.35 1.2 0.47
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.53 0.60 1.94 0.76
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.23 0.09 1.12 0.44
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.80 0.71 2.41 0.95
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.51 0.20 1.27 0.50
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.64 1lb 7oz -- -- 0.26 0lb 9oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Sheet metal
Brass -- Nickel coating
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Features1 Lion's head Acid etching 1 loose ring
Stars Trophy of arms Asymmetrical shoe
Torsade Brass thread (2) Floral design --
Leather washer Flame --
Oak leaves -- --
Laurel leaves -- --
Marks1 FBD -- FBD
Helmet FBD 7
Sword Helmet --
(H. or P. Backes and F.Delacour) Sword --
Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 (H. or P. Backes and F.Delacour)
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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