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M-1872 Mounted Artillery Officers Saber Basic Information

The M-1872 Mounted Artillery Officers Saber is one of three swords or sabers produced at the Springfield Armory and bearing the M-1872 designation. The saber has a highly curved, bright and unmarked blade.

This M-1872 was produced in small quantities from 1873 through 1902, with a total of 902 manufactured. The M-1872 Mounted Artillery Officers Saber is not easily identifiable and great care should be taken in acquiring this scarce and highly desirable saber.


M-1875 Mounted Artillery Basic Data

Blade Length: 32 inches Overall Length: 37 inches
Blade Width: 0.875 inches Blade Thickness: 0.25 inches
Scabbards: The correct M-1872 Mounted Artillery Officers scabbard is nickel-plated steel and should fit the blade of the saber cleanly.