Antique Military American 19th century 1878 U.S. Cadet Short Sword
Antique 19th century -1878 U.S. Cadet short sword with a sturdy Yatagan bayonet-style pattern blade cut on each face with a broad full-length fuller. A heavy cast brass handle is firmly attached and bears a mellow bronze color. There is a cross guard and intricate details cast into all portions of the handle. Both sides of the grip bears panoply of arms a suit of armor and crossed halberds.
REFERENCES: This type of the sword is in 1880 Ames Sword Company catalog #335
Overall length: 70.5 cm (27.76 inches)
Length of the blade: 57.2 cm (22.52 inches)
Width of the blade at the widest point: 3.2 cm (1.26 inches)
Thickness of the blade spine: 9 mm (0.39 inches).
Weight: 1.091 kg (2.405 lb.)