Spanish cavalrymen fought Cuban insurrectos and Philippine revolutionaries for years before facing US troops in the Spanish-American War. The daring Spanish caballeros were issued the classic M-1895 cavalry saber produced by the famous "Artilleria" national arsenal in Toledo. This Spanish SAW SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR M-1895 CAVALRY SABER is in very good condition, with some light brownish patina at each side of the blade, some brownish patina to the guard and pommel, some light nicking to the handle scales, and with some light overall age wear evident (ALL pictured). Otherwise, the saber is in fine shape, with no other damage.Most interestingly, it features a 31 3/4" slightly upswept blade, sports elegantly figured checkered dark brown hardwood handle scales, and is stamped at the reverse ricasso with its maker, the famous "ARTILLERIA / FCA NACIONAL", although the bottom portion is obscured by the brown leather "bumper pad. It boasts the classic sweeping metal "basket" guard, carries the serial number "23059" marked at the ricasso, and is complete with the original Spanish SAW M-1895 Steel Scabbard in very good condition, with some hardened brownish residue at the lower back, and with some scattered brownish patina and age wear evident (ALL pictured). Otherwise, the scabbard is in fine shape, with absolutely no dents, cracking, or other damage.
Most interestingly, it bears the classic solid steel hanging ring at the upper left side, and the set is a fine example of a rare, original Spanish SAW SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR M-1895 CAVALRY SABER. The item "Spanish SAW SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR M-1895 CAVALRY SABER Antique Vtg Sword RARE" is in sale since Wednesday, September 9, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Spanish-Amer War (1898-1902)\Original Period Items". The seller is "abramsantiques" and is located in Claremont, California. This item can be shipped to United States.