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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. Overall length of 41 inches.
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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. A stout steel scabbard completes this legendary sword. It evokes the unflinching bravery of Antietam, Manassas, Gettysburg. Can be sharpened for an additional fee. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.


Attribute nameAttribute value
Overall Length41"
Blade Length35"
Blade Width1-1/8"
Blade Thickness3/16"
Weight2lbs 5oz
Scabbard Weight1lb 10oz
Material1065 High Carbon


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Well made Saber
Well made Saber with no play between guard and handle. Sturdy forged blade but a bit heavy for a light cavalry saber. Balance  feels more forward than I prefer but easily adaptable after practicing a week. Shipping was incredibly prompt,  a week after ordering. Sharpening is another issue. Whomever is sharpening needs to learn how to round a drop point and not to blunt or chisel the tip. The piercing action is a functional part of a saber and should not be overlooked. Now I have to figure out how to reshape and sharpen by hand a blade I paid to have professionally sharpened. I see from previous reviews that sharpening has been an ongoing issue. With that being said, that is the reason for 4 out of 5 stars...I would recommend this saber to anyone as a battle ready weapon. Thank you.
- Greg, April 04, 2021 | Verified Purchase
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Very nice sabre
It very nice sabre it well made and sturdy  good fit and finish had sharpping  serivce came very sharp but they did sharpen tip what took point off not to much of a biggy as i don't stab to much with a sabre but that why i gave 4 out 5 stars it came very quick from us to aus so very please over all  thank you very much
- Daryl, September 02, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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The Real Deal
I had never bought a sword before, but I wanted one for my brother. I did quite a bit of research before deciding this site was my best bet for getting something not just for decoration. It came well-wrapped and oiled, and was completely satisfactory in every way! Now I want all of them! And I love that you can get points, because there are so many other things Museum Replicas offers that I love too!
- Jessica, August 23, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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A real joy
Light, fast, and, joy to use. A surprisingly great sword for the price point.
- Joshua, August 18, 2018
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