Object Title

Cutlass

Cutlass

Date

1800-1899

Object Number

IX.3765

Provenance

First registered on return from loan to Deal Castle (English Heritage, ref. no. 81000054) (Loan L10), 09/01/1992.

Physical Description

Variations, losses, damage, etc: whole guard badly rusted (esp. inside). Buff-piece present. (As at 17/02/1992)

Dimensions

BladeLength732mm

Inscriptions and Marks

On inside of blade: crown over 'B' over '13'.On spine of blade: 'REEVES & Co'.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

For details and illustrations of hilt, see W.E. May and P.G.W. Annis, 'Swords for Sea Service', London, 1970, Vol. I, p.91, Vol. II, Pls 64C, 68, 71. Precise date of pattern is not clear.