This knot, like the saber, was standard issue until the saber was discontinued in the mid-1930's. The point does the work. The original M1913 Calvary saber was developed by the now-famous General Patton prior to WW1. 1) Springfield Model 1913 cavalry saber. he M-1913 Enlisted Cavalry Saber, also known as the Patton Sword or Saber, remains one of the most sought after and attainable edged weapons produced. 34 was the last sabre issued to the Polish cavalry, in 1934. Free shipping for many products! AUTHENTIC, Antique MODEL 1913 ‘PATTON’ U.S. CAVALRY SWORD with SCABBARD ~ (Designed by General George Patton, himself a master of the sword) ~ Marked: “L.F. Bookmarks. It looks like some sort of krill. The original sport a US 1904 field knot intended for use with the M1860. Every reference I have indicates specifically that the only difference between the saber of an officer and that of an enlisted man is the scabbard, with officers having a nickeled version for garrison use. Correct or not, my 1913s wear the earlier knot because it looks sharper on the sword. Full sized / additional images available upon request. M1913 Patton Cavalry Saber for auction. This is a very nice original WWI US Patton sword scabbard. The Saber Sword, which was introduced by Hussars of Central-Eastern Europe, made its way to Western Europe during the Thirty Year’s War. Patton suggested the revision from a curved sword and edge and cutting technique to a thrusting style of attack, following his extensive training in France. FOR SALE! Very good condition original WWI US Army Model 1913 Patton cavalry saber 312384386897 The right side of the ricasso shows the U.S. mark over a unit or inventory mark 11A 2722 over the serial number 20218. Later on the cavalry saber became straight and pointed, the more curved sabers disappeared. Sold $ 405.00. In Imperial Germany and Austro-Hungary 11-26-2011, 01:38 PM. As a former automotive product developer myself, no story of mine can do justice to the subject without the blood, … The drawings in this booklet are exact reproduc-tions of the originals. Quite an honor for a young Army Lieutenant. Yes, but let’s talk about some of the things that are happening in this question. It has a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry. Lot 034 Army Officer's Saber, Lion Head . Model 1913 Patton Cavalry Saber. M1913 Patton Cavalry Saber. In the spring of 1938, while stationed at Fort Riley, he sent three sample saber models to the new Chief of Cavalry, Major General John K. Herr, for inspection and consideration. Sold $ 370.00. This curved blade sword was especially associated with light cavalry troops and became really popular with infantry in the late 17th Century. WWI US ARMY Model 1913 Patton Cavalry Saber Sword-Springfield Armory 1914 - $908.84. The cavalry saber has been part of cavalry tradition for centuries and cavalry was still seen as an important part of the military in WWI. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for ORIGINAL WWI US M-1913 PATTON CAVALRY SABER SWORD SCABBARD at the best online prices at eBay! This reproduction is marked with ficititious inspector's initials "WPG" on the inside to inhibit sales as a fake. The saber became to be known as the "Patton Saber". Patton suggested the revision from a curved sword and edge and cutting technique to a thrusting style of attack, following his extensive training in France. As always, I guarantee satisfaction. The designer of the "last of the bright blades" was Lieutenant George S. Patton, Jr. At the time of the redesign, Patton was "Master of the Sword at the Mounted Service School" at Fort Riley, Kansas. ORIGINAL WWI US M-1913 Patton Cavalry Saber Sword Scabbard - $509.38. It's probably easier to work with a sword than a lance after the initial clash. This sword shows an excellent 35" blade showing the SA (Springfield Arsenal) makers mark 1914 production. Patton suggested the revision from a curved sword and edge and cutting technique to a thrusting style of attack, following his extensive training in France. Bookmarks. Over 35,000 were manufactured at the Springfield Armory, Springfield, MA, between 1913 and 1918. "The cavalry saber, Model 1913, was the last saber issued to and used by the U.S. Cavalry. Whether called light horse, dragoon, or cavalry, the Army cavalry trooper on horseback carried a saber, with which to engage the various foes of our republic. My new German Cavalry Sword, Model 1811. The blades were large, shallowly fullered,¹ straight, with a spear point, and heavy. If you do not find the collector's / antique British cavalry sword you are looking for, please let us know as we may be able to help you. The handle is made of wood. In Edged weapons 06-07-2014, 01:50 PM. The well known saber was designed by George S. Patton. Perhaps one of the samples was a sword bayonet similar to his first purchased by his father many years before. It was also the first full redesign of the American cavalry saber since 1860. The last sabre issued to US cavalry was the Patton saber of 1913. Painted black. The Model 1913 Cavalry Saber had a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry. The bright blade is maker marked and dated while on the reverse ricasso is marked U.S., an eagles head, and NO12 Inspectors mark. This original WW1 American SA 1913 M1913 Cavalry Saber and scabbard set in great shape overall, considering the age; finding a complete and unaltered M1913 set is not easy nowadays. Thissaber was produced by LF C (Landers, Frary, Clark) and is dated 1918. Szabla wz. The Model 1913 Cavalry Sword , commonly referred to as the Patton Saber, was a cavalry sword designed for the U.S. Army by Second Lieutenant (later General) George S. Patton in 1913. The Windlass has the correct 1913 knot attached. The U.S. Army Model 1913 Cavalry Saber by Bob Seals For some 159 years, United States Army used an edged sword, the saber, as the primary weapon for mounted troops. The Model 1913 Cavalry Sword , commonly referred to as the Patton Saber, was a cavalry sword designed for the U.S. Army by Second Lieutenant (later General) George S. Patton in 1913. U.S. Model 1913 Cavalry Saber, "Patton Saber", with Scabbard . The saber has a 35" single fuller spear point blade with "U.S. 11703" on the right ricasso and "S (bomb) A/ 1914" on the reverse. The 1913 Patton Sword. George S. Patton was a great swordsman and in 1913, he was a part of the Army Chief of Staff. I've seen a few of these pop up on Ebay recently, with the pommel and guard nickeled or chromed, claiming they are the "officer" models. Digg; del.icio.us; StumbleUpon; Google; Posting Permissions You may not post new threads; You may not post replies; You may not post attachments; You may not edit your posts ; … This was the last cavalry sword used by the U.S. Military. This sword is a Model 1913 cavalry sword commonly referred to as the “Patton Saber.” The sword was designed for the U.S. Army by Second Lieutenant (later General) George S. Patton Jr. in 1913. Although the 1908 and 1912 patterns can be seen as the penultimate expressions of the thrusting cavalry sword (the U.S. Army adopted its similar Patton saber in 1913), a century after the sword's effective obsolescence for military purposes, the debate over the relative virtues of the edge and the point remained. 1913 Cavalry Saber which was designed by Lt. Patton. 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