1845 Pattern British Navel Cutlass. This is an 1845 pattern British navel cutlass with sheet steel half basket hilt with turned down back edge, ribbed iron grip and 26 inch (66cm) straight steel blade. This one has the diamond shape brass plate for the rack number, but left blank. Click Here to Review British Royal Navy Sea Service Cutlasses, Boarding Pikes and Boarding Axes From Pre-American Revolution thru early 20th Century British Royal Navy 1845 P1845 Pattern Naval Cutlass The P1845 cutlass ended the long 100 year tradition and era of the figure 8 hilt and flat straight blade. A very fine and complete English Officers sword of the 1845 pattern. Overall this fine sword measures 98cms long in the scabbard, 97cms out with a blade of 82cms. The entire sword is extremely well preserved with the hilt is particualr having a shark skin grip being unblemished, all the spiral wire binding present, the leather knuckle pad also ...

This sword is a 1831 pattern British General Officer's Sword. However its hilt is a complete copy of a Marshal's Mameluke style sword complete with crossed sword and Marshal's baton. Only after close examination of the etching on its 33 inch high carbon steel blade can you tell it is British. 1845 Pattern British Navel Cutlass. This is an 1845 pattern British navel cutlass with sheet steel half basket hilt with turned down back edge, ribbed iron grip and 26 inch (66cm) straight steel blade. This one has the diamond shape brass plate for the rack number, but left blank.