Model 1861 Cutlass was adopted in May 1861 by the Bureau of Naval Ordinance, when a contract was given to Ames Mfg. Co. This pattern was used during the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and WWI. Some were still aboard ships during the early part of WWII. It has a Brass cup-hilt guard and pommel with a black leather wire wrapped grip. Our replica comes complete with a black leather scabbard with brass mounts. Overall length 31 1/2", Made by Windlass India.