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French African Army Sword

S000124_French_African_Army_Sword_Full_Obverse_Next_to_Scabbard

Data

Period1 19th Century
Min/Max date1 1800-01-01 - 1882-12-31 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 France Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Sword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Military Reference1 --
Outfit1 Armee d'Afrique
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 1 bar Provenance1 Marc Labarbe
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 Lot 229, June 14 2017
Hilt type1 Pierced Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Ergonomic
Pommmel type1 Layered ovals Condition1 Very Good
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 2x3 Information date 2017-09-18
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 99.1 39.02 86.3 33.98 88.7 34.92
Max width(cm/In)1 12.70 5.00 2.90 1.14 4.81 1.89
Max thickness(cm/In)1 10.80 4.25 0.86 0.34 1.95 0.77
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.84 0.72 2.09 0.82
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.36 0.14 1.02 0.40
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 2.45 0.96 2.77 1.09
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.49 0.19 1.38 0.54
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Rounded rectangle
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Lentil Rounded rectangle
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.80 1lb 12oz -- -- 0.38 0lb 13oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Shagreen Steel Sheet metal
Iron -- --
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Features1 Relief -- 2 loose rings
Torsade copper thread (2) -- Symmetrical shoe
Leather washer -- 1 screw
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Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 --
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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