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Belgian Smallsword

S000128_Belgian_Smallsword_Full_Obverse_

Data

Period1 Leopold I's reign
Min/Max date1 1854-01-01 - 1911-09-19 Location(cntry)1 Belgium
Origin1 Belgium Location(detail)1 ex author's collection
Sword type1 Smallsword Displayed at1 --
Corps1 Infantry Reference1 --
Outfit1 Doctor
Owner1 Author
Guard type1 2 bars Provenance1 Helmut Weitze Antiek
Quillions1 1 Provenance(detail)1 September 4 2017
Hilt type1 Shell + collapsible shell Original owner1 --
Grip form1 Elliptical
Pommmel type1 Inverted cone Condition1 Very Bad
Blade type1 Straight
Edge1 Double edged
Fuller1 0 Information date 2017-09-18
Information source 1 Author 2 Source
Sword Blade Scabbard
Max length(cm/In)1 98.3 38.70 82.0 32.28 0.0 0.00
Max width(cm/In)1 12.10 4.76 2.16 0.85 0.00 0.00
Max thickness(cm/In)1 4.00 1.57 0.74 0.29 0.00 0.00
Curvature(cm/In)1 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00 0.0 0.00
Width at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.14 0.45 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.27 0.11 0.00 0.00
Width at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 1.50 0.59 0.00 0.00
Thickness at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- 0.46 0.18 0.00 0.00
Section at 10 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond
Section at 50 cm(cm/In)1 -- -- Flat. Diamond
Weight(kg/lb+oz)1 0.70 1lb 9oz -- -- 0.00 0lb 0oz
Information source 1 Author
Hilt Blade Scabbard
Materials1 Horn (brown) Steel --
Brass Nickel coating --
Nickel plating -- --
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Features1 Flowers 32 mm ricasso --
Foliage -- --
Lion and shield -- --
Laurel leaves -- --
Oak leaves -- --
Torsade silver thread (2) -- --
Marks1 -- -- --
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Hilt inscription1 L for Leopold
Blade inscription1 --
Scabbard inscription1 --
Information source 1 Author

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