The sabre is an evolution of the European backsword, a straight, single-edged sword with a basket. It often has a slightly curved blade and a quite large knuckle-guard. Cavalry sabres however were straight and two-edged. Originally a 10th century Hungarian cavalry weapon the sabre had its highlight during the 19th century in the Napoleontic Wars and the American Civil War.
The sabre is delivered including a scabbard. Its length if 107 cm with a blade of 92 cm and a width of 3 cm. It weighs 1050 grams. This type of sabre was developed around 1840 in the US for the Dragoons, mounted infantry. The sabre always had a brass grip which was typical for this era. Sabres like this were used by North and South during the American Civil War.
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
We do not sell this product to customers under the age of 18. Click here for more information on the European arms acts.
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