Date of the Auction:
December 07, 2018 12:00 pm PST

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Lot:20 , American 1842 US Navy Cutlass Naval Sword by N.P. Ames Cabotville Massachusetts, Unit marked guard

Description:
American 1842 US Navy Cutlass Naval Sword by N.P. Ames Cabotville Massachusetts, Unit marked guard. Solid brass hilt with fish-scaled grip and carved US Eagle to both sides of the pommel, guard featuring a unit number 124. Robust broad double edged blade well marked USN 1842 and to Ames maker on reverse. Very good condition and a serious weapon probably used all the way up to and possibly through the American Civil War era. Total length 27", length of the blade - 21.25"

Estimate: $1000-$1500

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