French Dueling Sword

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Title

French Dueling Sword

Description

Sharp French dueling sword with shagreen grip. Cast iron guard and pommel adored with acanthus scrollwork. Grip's wire was absent at acquisition and replaced by owner with twisted strands of stainless steel wire; original shagreen and wood grip. Black leather pad added by owner during repairs. "Coulaux & Cie Klingenthal" marking on blade forte.

Creator

Coulaux & Cie

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Dueling Sword. Iron, steel, stainless steel, wood, shagreen, leather. Overall length: 41.75 in. Blade 34 in. long, .75 in. wide at forte. Guard 3.5 in. height, 3 in. width. Grip 5.5 in. long, 3 in. circumference at middle. Pommel 2 in. long, 1 in. diameter at widest. Weight 424 grams.

Identifier

2019.020

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Owner / Custodian

Eric Haas

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

Coulaux & Cie, “French Dueling Sword,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed February 27, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/58.

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