The blade of this sword is double edged and 18 ½ long wasp-waisted with an unstopped fuller on both sides. The hilt is of brass, it has the letters "CS" in the center of the cross guard and a 5 point star in the pommel. The scabbard is leather with brass fittings. The top of the mount contains a button for the frog. This foot artillery sword was copied after the Roman Gladiators Short Sword.