Object Title

Cutlass

Cutlass

Date

1871-1899

Object Number

IX.3740

Provenance

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

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc:

Dimensions

BladeLength709mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On back of grip, stamped: 'U'.On pommel, stamped: '84' (the 4 uncertain).On inside of blade: crown over '12' over 'E' (? twice, second impression very faint); ''92'.On outside of blade: 'X'; remains of 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.