The 1860 Naval Officer's Cutlass features the USN embellished polished solid brass scalloped shell basket, with a comfortable leather grip with twisted wire. The blade is made of tempered high carbon steel and has a regulation blade length of 26 inches (66 cm). This Officer's Cutlass measures 31 3/4 inches (80.6 cm) overall and weighs 2.0 pounds (0.9 kg). The blade is stamped with the authentic Navy Anchor and Maker's / Inspector's Marks. The blade is a 0.200 inch (5.1 mm) thick and 1.16 inch (2.9 cm) wide. The leather scabbard is complete with the leather "Frog" for hanging from a belt. The leather scabbard has the regulation copper rivets on the backside and the leather scabbard and frog weigh 12.7 ounces (360 grams). The 1860 Naval Officer's Cutlass cannot be shipped with a sharpened blade, although you can easily sharpen the blade yourself.