1860 Light Cavalry Union Saber

This saber has a hand-forged blade made of 1065 high carbon steel. Features wire wrapped leather handle and stout steel scabbard. The hand forged blade of the M-1860 Light Cavalry Saber is British military spec steel that will flex over 20° and return to true. Leather handle is wire wrapped. Curving blade is superbly designed for penetration (thrust) and as a slashing weapon. Originally copied from an earlier French issue saber and manufactured in the North and in Europe for the lads in blue. Our excellent reproduction is hand made and ready for use. More information...

€139,00 excl. VAT
In stock 3 pcs
Item physically stored in our Warehouse in Kadan
, dispatch on 27-May-2024

1860 Light Cavalry Union Saber

Please note: This is just an ornamental item, not intended for real use!

A stout steel scabbard completes this legendary sword. It evokes the unflinching bravery of Battle of Antietam, Manassas, Gettysburg.

  • Total Length approx. 100.3cm
  • Blade length approx. 85.8cm
  • Handle length - space for the hand approximately 108mm
  • Handle wrapped in leather and tied with coiled brass wire
  • The brass guard is about 12cm wide
  • The saber is approximately 85mm high when laid down
  • Length 125mm
  • Cross-section of the blade at parry about 28.5 x 4.6mm
  • Thickness of the cutting edge in the upper third of the blade approx. 1.5mm
  • Thickness of the cutting edge in the bottom third of the blade approx. 0.8mm
  • Cross-section of the blade 10cm off the guard approx. 23.16 x 4.04mm
  • On the blade, two fullers, one flat and wide - approx. 60cm long, and one narrow - approx. 46cm long
  • Location of the POB approx. 7cm off the parry
  • Weight 900 g
  • A sheath made of metal is included
  • Weight of the metal sheath about 643 g

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