Elizabeth & Essex smallsword

length: 34 1/4"
blade: 28"
blade width: 11/16"
grip: 4 1/2"
quillons: 7"
weight: 1 lb 11 oz

Composite court sword / smallsword purportedly from the 1939 film The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, starring Errol Flynn and Bette Davis. The blade is from a presentation grade US Model 1860 Field and Staff Officer's sword, and is engraved with the name "A.L. Robertson". Very good steel, it bends quite far and springs right back. Solid brass guard and hilt.