German lion head saber, blunt, officer saber with steel scabbard, total length 94.5 cm
This saber, also called lion's head saber because of its special pommel shape, is a weapon usually belonging to the uniform of officers of the Prussian and German military.
In both world wars of the 2nd century, these sabers, in many variations were carried by higher ranks of the German army.
This saber is not a one-to-one replica of a historical saber. Rather, this saber is based on the design of the state sabers, which the German officers wore during World War 2 to your gala, - parade uniforms.
The blade made of spring steel EN 45, has a slender and slightly curved shape. It has an approximately 54 cm long hollow groove. The striking edge is 1mm thick and has a continuous blade tang, which is screwed to the end of the handle.
Details German lion head parade saber, blunt, officer saber with steel scabbard, total length 94.5 cm:
- Material: spring steel EN45 blade (carbon steel, not stainless), brass hilt with wire-wrapped wooden and leather handle
- Overall length: approx. 94.5 cm
- Blade length: approx. 81 cm
- Max. Blade width: about 2.2 cm
- Blade thickness: about 4 mm
- Striking edge: about 1 mm
- Handle length: about 13 cm (handle section about 8 cm)
- Incl. metal scabbard with carrying rings
- Weight without scabbard: about 700 g
- Weight with scabbard: about 1 kg
Scope of supply: 1 x saber including scabbard.