Royal Navy Pattern 1804 Cutlass

28.75" single-edged spear-point blade with rudimentary false edge, 1.5" wide at ricasso. 4.5" cast iron grooved grip with double-disk knuckle bow and guard with rolled quillon. Slot in guard for lanyard or sword knot. The classic example of the standardized double-disk or "Figure 8" naval cutlass that originated with Thomas Hollier ca 1726 and became refined and codified in the Royal Navy with the adoption of the Pattern 1804.


Good. Blade with a mostly plum brown oxidized patina with some light pitting present. Tip slightly rounded, some nicks in blade edge. Sheet iron guard with mottled, oxidized patina, grip with surface oxidation and some minor rust.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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