This model 1862 US Naval Officers Cutlass was illustrated in the 1864 Schuyler, Hartley & Graham military goods catalog. It is estimated that Ames manufactured only a few hundred of these officers cutlasses. This fine replica has a brass cup-guard is solid half- basket exactly like the enlisted man's cutlass with the letters "USN" and surrounding border cut out of the guard. The grip is wood wrapped in black leather and bound with a twisted brass wire for a better grip. It has a tempered carbon steel blade. The sword comes with a copper riveted black leather scabbard and a belt frog. Overall Length : 32", Blade 26" by 1 1/4" wide at the hilt. Our replica made by Windlass India.