Napoleon's cavalry was the bane of the European battlefield. While his horses were second string, his swords were absolutely first rate. They were manufactured in a state of the art factory dedicated to producing the finest edged weapons of the day.
The medium weight saber Cold Steel offers is a cavalry trooper's chosen weapon. It posses excellent cutting and slashing capability and still remains useful for a thrust. In fact, it was so popular that it remained in use long after Napoleon's star had fallen and was wielded by both sides in our own Civil War. In its general overall appearance, it very closely resembles the U.S. 1860 Light Cavalry Saber. However, this design is slightly different and makes for a far more effective and durable weapon.
·1055 carbon steel blade
·Moderately curved design featuring a long, wide fuller
·Black leather wrapped handle
·Brass three bar hilt
·Heavy duty polished steel scabbard with dual rings