This replica sword is patterned after the M1850 staff and field officers sword that was issued during the Civil War to infantry officers above the grade of Major as well as officers in the artillery and assigned to staff positions. This top quality replica measures 37 1/4" overall and features a 31 3/4" high carbon steel blade and solid brass guard. The hilt is leather accented with wire wrap. This sword includes a cast metal scabbard with brass fittings. A superb item for the historical collector or Civil War reenactor!