USSR. Cavalry saber for the commanding and commanding staff of the Red Army of the 1927 model. The stamp on the heel of the blade: ЗИК in a triangle and 1939, on the other hand - GL 15kg. Assembly stamps on the details of the scabbard - L. With a strap. The blade WAS NOT SHARPENED!!!
Cavalry saber, model (model) 1881/1927. (made according to the model, the so-called Cossack draughts of the sample of 1881) of the senior commander of the Red Army of the USSR. It was made in 1939 by the Zlatoust Tool Factory. ("ЗИК").
The saber was adopted by the commanding and commanding staff of the Red Army cavalry and, in other branches of the armed forces, those persons of the commanding and commanding staff who were supposed to serve on horseback. Since 1932, the saber was worn only when in the ranks. Despite the fact that in 1940 new models of cold weapons were adopted for the command and commanding staff of the Red Army, the 1927 saber continued to be used during the Great Patriotic War.