|CIVIL WAR M1860 LIGHT CAVALRY SABRE 06-806/14-261
During the American Civil War, swords were still the most widely used edged weapon on the battlefields. There were a variety of models issued to the troops, and this one was the most popular. The US 1860 Cavalry Saber was much lighter than earlier swords, thus the term "light" in the title. It was favored for this lighter weight, and was widely used by both Northern and Southern Troops.
This High quality replica of U.S. Cavalry sabre features a polished, high-tempered 32 inch carbon steel blade and measures 43 inches overall. Includes a Civil War Officer's Sword Knot. The Gold half-inch wide ribbon is 18" long to the basket-worked tassel with matching gold slide. This replica is display quality, and perfect for re-enactment use. The blade material is Carbon steel, can be sharpened to meet your personal preference and use. The handle consists of a brass finished semi basket guard with hardwood grip, leather and wire wrapped. One piece rat tail (NO WELDS!) and hammered butt cap. Scabbard - Steel construction, polished finish, with matching hanger rings, drag, and throat fittings.
This Civil War M1860 Light Cavalry Sabre is a perfect prop for re-enactment, theater and film, and costume events. This affordable & beautiful replica will bring back the flavor of history and serve to remind us of our heritage. A symbol of the epic conflict of our nations's past, this patriotic sword replica is ready to display in your home, office, or offer service in the field of reenactment or ceremony.