French Naval Cutlass Dated 1797


French Naval Cutlass Dated 1797 solid gilt brass knuckle and cross guard with large central curved guard to form additional protection with raised anchor. Polished fluted ebony grip, curved matching back strap forming the pommel with raised button tang. The curved falchion blade is in good condition and contained in black leather scabbard with gilt brass mounts the drag with inspection mark as is the base of the cross guard. The rear of the hilt is engraved C 105 dated 1797 and C G 350. Please see Swords for Sea Service volume 1 page 144 – 145 figure 19 French Naval Sword Hilt c1800

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