All are marked with SA, a flaming bomb and date on one side of the ricasso and with US and a serial number on the other side. Over 35,000 were manufactured at the Springfield Armory, Springfield, MA, between 1913 and 1918. The right side of the ricasso shows the U.S. mark over a unit or inventory mark 11A 2722 over the serial number 20218. Great War U.S. “PATTON” Model 1913 Cavalry Saber WWI DATED, Designed by George S. PATTON in 1913 Here we present an antique U.S. Model 1913 “Patton” Cavalry Saber, made in 1918, the last year of World War I. First off, what is a saber? Yes, but let’s talk about some of the things that are happening in this question. Asterisked* prices are currently subject to a 20% discount. 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 Arisaka Saber (Development of Japan’s first domestically produced cavalry saber) I started my story on the cavalry sword from its official launch in March 1892, but of course, what got unveiled then was a culmination of years of behind-the-scenes development work. Model 1913 Patton Cavalry Saber. This is one of the best American edged weapons of the long-gone WW1 era; this sword has lot of character AND it’s in excellent shape – you will not be disappointed! U.S. Model 1913 Cavalry Saber, "Patton Saber", with Scabbard . The Model 1913 Cavalry Saber had a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry. 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. Sold $ 345.00. The saber is complete with a green painted canvas and steel plated scabbard with brass drag and suspension bands. 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! Bookmarks. Frankly I don’t like the 1913 knot. Sold $ 370.00. ORIGINAL WORLD WAR ONE US M-1913 PATTON SABER SCABBARD. Perhaps one of the samples was a sword bayonet similar to his first purchased by his father many years before. 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 ; … Charles M. Province The Patton Society 3116 Thorn Street San Diego CA 92104-4618. Lot 034 Army Officer's Saber, Lion Head . This curved blade sword was especially associated with light cavalry troops and became really popular with infantry in the late 17th Century. 1) Springfield Model 1913 cavalry saber. Its in pretty nice condition with only a little roughness to the canvas near the top of the scabbard. This sword shows an excellent 35" blade showing the SA (Springfield Arsenal) makers mark 1914 production. Sold $ 787.00 Lot 038 US 1917 Fighting Knife . The blades were large, shallowly fullered,¹ straight, with a spear point, and heavy. WWI US ARMY Model 1913 Patton Cavalry Saber Sword-Springfield Armory 1914 - $908.84. The 1788 Pattern Heavy Cavalry Sword (1788P HC) remained true to earlier styles, and could be described as an all around backsword, except it was much longer than the infantry carried. Szabla wz. As a former automotive product developer myself, no story of mine can do justice to the subject without the blood, … U.S. 1913 Cavalry sword (Patton sword) dated 1914. 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. The original M1913 Calvary saber was developed by the now-famous General Patton prior to WW1. U.S. Model 1913 Patton Cavalry Saber (SW1273) Guns International #: 101533649 Seller's Inventory #: SW1273 Category: Edged Weapons Post 1900 - Military Collectible U.S. 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. The undamaged hilt and hand guard retain their original dark finish. Sold $ 405.00. The bright blade is maker marked and dated while on the reverse ricasso is marked U.S., an eagles head, and NO12 Inspectors mark. It's probably easier to work with a sword than a lance after the initial clash. This knot, like the saber, was standard issue until the saber was discontinued in the mid-1930's. As always, I guarantee satisfaction. Thissaber was produced by LF C (Landers, Frary, Clark) and is dated 1918. Very good condition original WWI US Army Model 1913 Patton cavalry saber 312384386897 The saber became to be known as the "Patton Saber". Here is a museum quality reproduction of the very scarce leather saber knot issued for the M1913 Patton Saber. The handle is made of wood. ORIGINAL WORLD WAR ONE US M-1913 PATTON SABER SCABBARD This is a 193678279051 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. It looks like some sort of krill. The Windlass has the correct 1913 knot attached. To finish off, there is little or no difference between charging with a sword stretched out or a lance. The last sabre issued to US cavalry was the Patton saber of 1913. M1913 Patton Cavalry Saber for auction. This was the last cavalry sword used by the U.S. Military. Bookmarks. Full sized / additional images available upon request. 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. The very long blade was usually about 37 inches (940 mm), but examples exist of up to 39.5 inches (995 mm). ORIGINAL WWI US M-1913 Patton Cavalry Saber Sword Scabbard - $509.38. 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. The drawings in this booklet are exact reproduc-tions of the originals. My new German Cavalry Sword, Model 1811. The weight should hang low in the support to make it more stable. 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 point does the work. 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. 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. 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. Later on the cavalry saber became straight and pointed, the more curved sabers disappeared. It was also the first full redesign of the American cavalry saber since 1860. The item featured on this section of the website is a US Army Patton saber. M1913 Patton Cavalry Saber. It has a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry. Lot 035 WW2 Issue Samurai Sword . 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. 34 was the last sabre issued to the Polish cavalry, in 1934. The 1913 Patton Sword. FOR SALE! This reproduction is marked with ficititious inspector's initials "WPG" on the inside to inhibit sales as a fake. WW2 era UNFINISHED Anderson fighting knife made from 1913 Springfield Arsenal M1913 Patton Sword; rare type ... USA from the hilt part of WW1 era M1913 Cavalry Saber, typically referred to as the “Patton Sword”. 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. In Edged weapons 06-07-2014, 01:50 PM. The well known saber was designed by George S. Patton. 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 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. 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. George S. Patton was a great swordsman and in 1913, he was a part of the Army Chief of Staff. 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. Steel cupped hilt, with a checkered back strap and checkered hard rubber grips. It has a large, basket-shaped hilt mounting a straight, double-edged, thrusting blade designed for use by light cavalry. The original sport a US 1904 field knot intended for use with the M1860. This was the last cavalry saber ever issued to the U.S. Cavalry. This is a very nice original WWI US Patton sword scabbard. In Imperial Germany and Austro-Hungary 11-26-2011, 01:38 PM. 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. Free shipping for many products! 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. Quite an honor for a young Army Lieutenant. Painted black. "The cavalry saber, Model 1913, was the last saber issued to and used by the U.S. Cavalry. 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. 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