The Model 1860 Union Cavalry Officer Saber features a hand forged, British military spec, carbon steel blade that will flex over 20 and return to true. The leather handle is wire wrapped. The brass, 3-branch guard is nicely hand chased and engraved, as is the brass pommel. Blade is beautifully etched with ”U.S.,” and ”E Pluribus Unum,” along with foliage and military trophies. Steel scabbard has brass throat, rings and drag.