The ceremonial version of the former sword for German Infantry Officers (Model WWI). US military will immediately notice that the US Army NCO Sword shares many features and designs with the German Infantry sword, a common aspect to the American swords of the 19th century. The German Infantry Officer Sword has a few key differences, most notably, the different shape to the scabbard drag and the inverted, hinged guard that allows the piece to be carried closer to the body.
Guard: 24-carat-gold-plated brass guard
Blade: 30 inch Stainless steel, well-tempered without etching
Scabbard: Fiberglass, covered with black leather; gold-plated fittings and hook
Marlow White’s swords and sabers have ceremonial blades. As such, they are built to strict military regulations to be used in drills, ceremonies, and displays.
These blades are of the highest quality, but are not sharpened for use as a weapon.