The blade is steel, slightly curved, single-edged, with one wide Dale, the fighting end is double-edged. The butt of the blade at the base has the inscription " WOOLEY SARGANT & FAIRFAX "(the brand of the English company from Birmingham - the manufacturer of the blade. Products of the company with this option of applying the brand, as a rule, date back to the end of the 1820s – the first half of the 1830s, which allows you to determine the time of production of the saber. The blade of the blade is marked with a brand - " 8 " under the crown (the brand of the English product quality controller).
The hilt consists of a handle and a guard. The handle is wooden, covered with leather, with transverse grooves, which are wrapped with twisted brass wire. The handle head is brass, oval in shape, with a short back. The blade shank is riveted on top of the head. The guard is made of brass and consists of one main protective arm and two additional ones that smoothly pass into the Cup. The far end of the Cup is slightly curved towards the butt of the blade. The scabbard is made of iron, with two nuts with rings for the belt and a Shoe. State of preservation: the item is in good collector's condition. Surface corrosion marks on the blade. Traces of existence on the hilt.
Total length - 102.5 cm;
Blade length - 89 cm;
The blade width at the base - 3.1 cm.
Safety is good
Guarantee of authenticity
Historical background: on January 18, 1822, the artillery Committee decided to arm the cavalry with new sabers, as a result of which the old sabers were excluded from the equipment of hussars and Riflemen. Until the 1829 model entered service, the 1822 sabre was used not only in the light cavalry, but also by lancers, gunners, and mounted gendarmerie. This model was approved for African Riflemen in 1831, for sappers of the engineering troops — February 2, 1845, students of the Royal school of cavalry and staff leaders — June 8, 1848, during the Second Empire, this saber was approved for the Imperial guard: for the excorting horse regiments-June 9, 1853, engineering troops-November 23, 1854, military crews-March 9, 1855, for the gendarmerie-March 13, 1855, high-altitude and foot artillery, horse Riflemen-June 25, 1896. Only cuirassiers, carabinieri, and Dragoons wore a special model.