Don't confuse our sabers with cheap imitations on the market. This is a fine reproduction saber and is faithfully copied. Hand forged blade that are British military spec steel that will flex over 20 degrees and return to true. 33" long, curved blade is superbly designed for thrusting and as a slashing weapon. It's also beautifully etched with "U.S." and "E Pluribus Unum", along iwth foliage and military trophies. Originally copied from an earlier French issue saber. Stout steel scabbard completes this legendary sword. The leather handle is wire wrapped. Brass pommels and guards. 39" overall.