Object Title

Cutlass

Cutlass

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

IX.3739

Provenance

First registered on return from Dept of Environment, Historic (Loan L105), 12/09/1991.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: Rusted hole on inside of bowl guard. Vice jaw marks at base of grip.

Dimensions

BladeLength712mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On pommel, stamped: '23'.On inside of blade: crown over '30' over 'E' (twice); ''93';.On outside of blade: 'X'; crown over '30' (the 3 uncertain) over 'E'; broad arrow over 'WD'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For details and illustrations, see W.E. May and P.G.W. Annis, 'Swords for Sea Service', London, 1970, Vol. I, p.93, Vol. II, Pls 72, 73.