Date 1792. Classic example as illustrated in Spanish Military Weapons in Colonial America, pl.157. 34 ½” flattened diamond section blade with A D To 1792 (anno Toledo 1792) and crowned R Cs IV (Carlos IV). Iron hilt with corded leather wrapped grip. Iron with chocolate patina on uniform frosty surface. Crisp throughout with fine large markings. Used in the Caribbean, and American southwest.