Wooden Practice Saber; USA, 1915

U.S. wooden saber

U.S. wooden saber

Hickory saber used for military practice…

Replacing round ash stick in military and naval singlestick and broadsword practice, hickory-wood sabers with leather guards are surprisingly light. Their advantage over the ash sticks is that the flattened blade imitates a cutting edge.

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  1. Pingback: Singlestick; USA, 1914 « Fencingclassics’s Blog

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