Pattern-based on the French An XI Cuirassier Heavy Cavalry Sword Grande Armee which served so effectively in the Napoleonic Wars. Heavy brass hilt with three bar guards and wire-wrapped black leather covered grip. 34 ¾” blade with cursive Artilleria Fabrica de Toledo Ano de 1852. Original iron scabbard. The Reign of Isabella II (1833–1868) was a period of turmoil and war with Morocco and the overthrow of Santa Ana in Mexico.