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    Confederate Naval Cutlass Marked "WMF", possibly "Wilmington Marine Force" at the Wilmington, North Carolina Naval Yard. An unmarked weapon similar to Leech & Rigdon products and likely manufactured by that firm. 26" overall length with a 21" blade. Constructed of a cast brass scaled grip with integral pommel affixed to the blade. Remnants of a guard extend from the pommel. Whether this element was intentionally removed or not is questionable. Leech & Rigdon did, in fact, produce cutlasses without a guard. The pommel is neatly incised with the initials, WMF. Numerous file marks on blade. Good metal with excellent old toning throughout. Very good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2006
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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