The twisted wire wrap, there is a small amount left of each under the pommel cap, the wood is exposed on the majority of the grip and even part of that is missing on the underside, check out the pictures carefully. The blade is straight, unsharpened, has a light surface rust throughout the upper 2/3 of the blade, it is thicker towards the lower 1/3, some minor nicks on the last 5 towards the tip and the tip is sharp. The leather washer is missing. Length of the blade is 35 5/8" (1 3/16" wide and 3/8" thick) and overall the sword is 41 1/4".Check out my other Civil War Items! WE CAN'T FIX A PROBLEM IF WE AREN'T INFORMED THAT THERE IS ONE! The item "US Civil War PDL Model 1840 Heavy Cavalry Wristbreaker Sword" is in sale since Tuesday, March 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Edged Weapons". The seller is "twistedlifesupplies" and is located in Berlin, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.