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    Untouched US M1841 Naval Cutlass. Blade with deep dark untouched smooth patina. No nicks, or rust and just a few tiny, really negligible, spots of very light pitting. Nicely marked on the obverse "U. S. N. / 1842" and on the reverse "N. P. Ames / Cabotville / Mass. " Brass hilt excellent, also with nice untouched patina. Slight bend near the pommel, minor, quillon slightly turned down. Interestingly the sword exhibits a series of small shallow hand cut notches along the edge of the guard, with seven on the obverse and three on the reverse, significance unknown. Very desirable example of this sword with this very early date and nice untouched condition, loaded with character. There is no scabbard.

    From the estate of Houston collector Brent Burg.


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    9th Saturday
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