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.
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.
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