Russian Empire. A dragoon soldier's saber of the 1841 model. On the heel of the blade is the brand "Zlatoust" and the year of manufacture 1872, below the date of the stamp of the master. On the other side are the reception and technological brands of ZOF. On the crosspiece is the stamp of military affiliation "3 PT. B. 18" - the 3rd pontoon battalion, number 18 on the list. With a shoulder strap!!!
The scabbards of firecrackers, staff trumpeters and foot artillery sergeants, non-commissioned officers of military telegraph and pontoon parks did not have devices for carrying a bayonet. In 1881, the saber was replaced by a dragoon soldier's saber mod. 1881.
Total length 892 mm, blade length 750 mm. Blade width 30,5 mm. In the process of existence, the fastening screw of the scabbard tip was lost.