This Hungarian Cavalry Saber bears markings commemorating the merger of Transylvania into larger Hungary following Hungarys 1848 revolution against Hapsburg Austria. The blade bears other nationalistic symbols and slogans.
The blade of this reproduced Hungarian Cavalry Saber is high carbon steel that is unsharpened and tempered. The hilt is brass with a ribbed leather grip inlaid with brass wire. The scabbard is steel with two suspension rings. A leather washer at the base of the blade protects the crossguard from colliding into the metal throat of the scabbard