Cavalry Officer Sword, model 1912
A forged blade - either stainless steel, high carbon steel or nickel-plated high carbon steel blade hardened and tempered to ca. 48-52° HRC Rockwell and hand-polished. Both sides are etched using a traditional acid etching technique that results in an etching so deep, that one can feel it with a fingernail. The length of the blade is ca. 890 mm.
Stamped brass with engraved designs, hand-polished and nickel-plated.
Handle covered with genuine stingray skin, wrapped with 3 silver-plated brass wires.
Solid brass screw.
Steel scabbard: 1 mm iron steel tube with brass mouthpiece and 2 stainless steel carrying rings.
Leather scabbard: wooden body covered in genuine brown leather and nickel-plated mouthpiece
Protective cloth bag
STAINLESS STEEL * Recommended*
Longest lifetime, easy to maintain.
The etching appears in medium grey colour.
NICKEL-PLATED HIGH CARBON STEEL
Nickel acts as a protection against rust. Easy to maintain.
The etching appears in light grey colour with good contrast.
HIGH CARBON STEEL
Must be maintained with oil to avoid rust.
The etching appears in dark grey colour.
Patterns and Crests
- Royal Armoured Corps (RAC)
- HCMR & King’s Troop RHA – other ranks