NCO Marine Sword (USA)

This magnificent Non-Commissioned Marine Officer saber comes complete with a leather & metal scabbard. The saber has an acid engraved tempered stainless Toledo steel blade , brass hilt and gold plated guard and fittings...

A Forged stainless steel blade hammered to the correct curvature. It is hardened to ca. 48-52 ° HRC Rockwell, then well-tempered and hand-polished. The blade is etched/or not with United States Marine Corps pattern. The acid-etch is so deep one can feel it with a fingernail.

 
Ref. or SKU : 5053
U.S. Army
 

· Blade:
· Stainless steel blade
· Acid-etched with the United States Marine Corps pattern, so deep one can feel it with a fingernail

· Hand-polished
· Unsharpened ceremonial edge, but the blade has a sharp tip
· Includes a 2-3/4" x 3/8" block within the etch for engraving (USMC-approved for personal swords).

· Scabbard:
· Carbon steel tube
· Covered with black leather
· 24-carat goldplated brass mountings

· Guard:
· Cast brass
· 24-carat goldplated
· Hand-polished

· Grip:
· Plastic grip covered with genuine leather
· Twisted brass wires around the grip

· Included:
· Protective cloth bag
· Soft buffing cloth