French 1833 Pattern Naval Cutlass
Here we have a good example of a French 1833 pattern naval cutlass, most probably a Crimean war period.
The blade is etched with a pair of anchors, one of each side.
On the ricasso a pair of inspectors marks can be seen.
The edge of the blade is etched with the manufacturer’s mark “La Manufacture d’armes de Châtellerault”.
The Manufacture d’Armes de Châtellerault , nicknamed La Manu , is a French arms company located in Châtellerault , created in 1819 and disappeared in 1968.
~ Dimensions ~
The blade’s length is 66 cm and the overall length of the piece is 80 cm.
The width of the piece is 15 cm
It weighs 1kg.
~ Condition ~
The blade developed a nice patina and some minor pitting.
The grip and the basket remain in good condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £15, international at cost or it can be inspected in our shop.
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