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.
This British sabre has a steel scabbard. It has a length of 109 cm, a blade of 94 cm and a maximum width of 3 cm. It weighs 1,5 kg. The type was developed in 1827 and after some adjustments it is still in use.
Length: 109 cm;
Blade length: 94 cm;
Blade width at guard: 3 cm;
Weight: 1500 g;
Steel type: EN45 spring steel, hardness 48 HRC;
Tang construction: Full tang construction;
Grip wrapping: Wood, Leather, Brass;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight (in gram): 3000 *
This item is semi-sharp and designed for decorative purposes. It can be made razor sharp at a surcharge. When using the sharpening service, the return right and warranty expires. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
The blade of this sword can be blunted (2,5-3 mm) at a surcharge of â‚¬70,00. Please note: although the thickness will be the same as a battle-ready sword, the return right and warranty expires when using the blunting service. Please contact us if you wish to use the blunting service, or make a note at the last step of your shiopping cart. The extra delivery time is approx. 2 weeks.
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.
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