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Revolutionary War Era Naval Cutlass

27.5" single-edged spear point blade, 1.25" wide at ricasso. 4.75" turned wood grooved grip with palm swell and brass ferrules at the hilt and pommel. Double disk "Figure 8"-style iron guard form. 3.5" round guard with rolled lip quillon, knuckle bow tapered to rear with a rudimentary heart shape. Leather washer at throat. A classic early naval cutlass likely from the 2nd half of the 18th century, possibly of American origin.

Condition:

Good. Blade with an oxidized plum brown patina and some scattered pitting. Guard with remnants of black paint. Grip very good with scattered dings and mars.

Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$940
09/12/2018

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