This beautiful reproduction of a naval sword features a polished solid brass grip and hand guard. The 1 1/4 inch wide high carbon steel blade has a length of 23 3/4 inches. The sword cannot be shipped with a sharpened blade, although you can sharpen the blade yourself. The sword has a comfortable brass textured grip and is nicely balanced. The naval sword measures 29 inches overall and weighs 2.35 pounds. The naval sword comes complete with a leather and brass scabbard.