5-Ball Infantry Officer's Sword (Spadroon) 1780s-1800

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Introduced in the 1780s this was considered the first attempt at a uniform pattern sword for the British Infantry. Called the 5-ball Spadroon because of the 5 ball decoration on the hilt, this pattern proved quite popular and even the French and American army officers adopted it as their own. The blade is tempered high carbon spring steel with brass detail on the hilt. Leather scabbard Overall Length: 94 cm * Blade Length: 79 cm ** Sword Weight: 0.87kg * Entire Weight: 1 kg