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Light Cavalry Sabre

S000122_American_Light_Cavalry_Sabre_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1899-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Unknown Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 Cavalry
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Marc Labarbe
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 296, June 14 2017
Hilt type1 Stirup Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomic
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Curved
Edge1 Single edged
Fuller1 2x1 Information date 2017-09-18
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 98.0 38.58 85.3 33.58 89.9 35.39
Max width(cm/In)1 11.00 4.33 3.03 1.19 4.86 1.91
Max thickness(cm/In)1 3.10 1.22 0.90 0.35 1.06 0.42
Curvature(cm/In)1 4.1 1.61 4.5 1.77 4.8 1.89
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.48 0.98 3.28 1.29
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.32 0.13 1.38 0.54
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.46 0.57 3.92 1.54
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.44 0.17 1.77 0.70
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Ellipse
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Triangle Ellipse
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.68 1lb 8oz -- -- 0.42 0lb 15oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (black) Steel Blackened steel
Brass -- Brass fittings
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Features1 Ball 1/3rd blued and gilt 2 loose rings
Cylinders Moon Brass mouth
-- Sun Asymmetrical shoe
-- Hand holding saber --
-- Floral design --
Torsade brass thread (2+2+2) Trophy of arms --
Marks1 6 in shield -- --
Branches -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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