18th century Naval sword Cutlass

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A fine and rare 18th century circa 1750 English naval sword-cutlass combined with flintlock . Details: slightly curved fullered blade double-edged towards the point, fitted with turn-off barrel struck with the maker initials PM and the view and proof marks retained by a screw at the breech the pan and steel fitted on the left at the forte, iron hilt comprising slotted down–curved shell-guard, flat knuckle-guard and plain cap pommel wooden chequered wooden grip enclosing the mechanism and fitted with trigger beneath.. Measurements: overall length: 8 1,4cm (32in). Length of the blade: 68cm (26 ¾ in). Length of the barrel: 9,5cm (3 ¾ in) A plain blackened still hilt without of ornamentation and the shape of the knuckle guard indicate that the sword was made for a naval officer. Such weapons are rare and impossible to find; you have probably seen replicas on internet auctions described as a pirate's sword as this type of weapon was among the buccaneers

Item Details

Reference #:
E224
Quantity
1
Category
Militaria & Weapons
Department
Antiques
Year
Circa 1750
Dimensions
(Width x Height X Depth)
x x
Weight
Unknown
Condition
Good
Material