The sabre (from Hungarian czablya) is a cold edged weapon for cutting or cutting and thrusting; a weapon with a long curved one-sided blade and a hilt.
The sabre appeared in the East. It was very popular and used by nomads of Eastern Europe and Central Asia in seventh and eighth centuries. From the fourteenth century the sabre was mainly used as a cutting weapon, which light and curved deeply. The combination of a blade curve and a shifted from the hilt center of gravity gave a bigger blow power and damage area. This peculiarity was highly effective, when made of hard steel, tougher and more tenacious edged weapons were used.
In 1881 in the Russian army sabres were switched for cavalry swords. They left only for the guard as parade weapons and for some categories of officers to wear out of ranks. In foreign armies sabres had been in the inventory till the end of the Second World War. And after that they were used as parade weapons.
The sabre is an arms "long-liver" and it is the most popular weapon on earth.
Today a sabre is a must to be item in any armour collection. According to its importance and significance of the award, it stands right after the sword. The sabre, as a weapon of honor, is given at the most crucial events to the most important in those people.