Copper wire wrapped grip, excellent. 31 1/4" straight broad fullered blade. Gilt brass hilt of heavy fighting form with raised thickened edge oval shell guards, straight cross guard and faceted knuckle bow. Vase shaped pommel with large button. Considerable original heavy gold overlay remaining. The left shell with an iron band (tip defective) to contact the cuirass. Blade mostly quite smooth with gray patina interspersed with black oxidation speckles. Some isolated pitting in a few places, consistent with its age.