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Object ID 1939.018.002
Object Name Saber
Collection Weapons & Accessories
Credit line Gift of Mrs. John B. Bird
Year Range from 1840
Year Range to 1875
Description Model 1840 Heavy Cavalry saber with an unmarked steel blade. It has a steel basket guard and unadorned steel pommel. The grip has only bare wood with only a few very tiny traces of leather left. The steel scabbard is sturdy and undecorated with two heavy steel rings.
Dimensions W-1 L-41 inches
Dimension Details Overall length of sword; width of blade; scabbard is 38" long x 1 1/2" wide.
Subjects Arms & armament
Daggers & swords
Search Terms Swords
Heavy Cavalry Sabers
Nineteenth Century
Material Steel; wood grip