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Naval Officer's Cutlass and Scabbard.

Object Number: 
1925.130ab
Date: 
1862
Medium: 
steel and brass.
Dimensions: 
Overall: 34 1/2 in. ( 87.6 cm )
Marks: 
inscriptions: stamped near hilt: "1862" and "Made by/ Ames Mfg. Co./Chicopee/Mass."
Description: 
Slightly curved, single edged blade, basket knuckleguard of sheet brass, black leather grip, wire wound. Black leather scabbard, copper riveted seam, brass star ornamented tip rivet and button for belt mounting.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group