French Epee

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Title

French Epee

Subject

Sword

Description

French epee with bell shaped guard. Grip wrapped with black leather and two strands of twisted wire. Small red felt washer between guard and blade forte. No leather pad present. Canted to the left and down slightly. Very little wear, though blade shows weld or solder repair 9.25 inches from point. "Coulaux & C Klingenthal" markings on blade forte.

Creator

Coulaux & Cie

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

Dueling sword. Steel, wood, leather, steel wire, felt. Overall length: 42 in. Blade 34.375 in. long, .8125 in. wide at forte. Guard 4.375 in. diameter, 1.125 in. depth. Grip 5.75 in. long, 2.75 in. circumference at middle. Pommel 1.875 in. long, 1.125 in. diameter at widest. Weight 474 grams.

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

2019.03.004

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Owner / Custodian

Loaned for digitization by Eric Haas

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles ; Cataloged by Benjamin Bowles

Collection

Citation

Coulaux & Cie, “French Epee,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed December 2, 2022, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/61.

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