Victorian British HM Coast Guard Brass Grip
Officer's Cutlass, sold
In very good condition, a Victorian British HM Coast Guard Brass
Grip Officer's Cutlass.
With a Bow London Small Arms factory view (inspection) mark (crown
over x over 6) to the forte, this sword is post 1866. The inspection
/ view mark means this sword was sold to the War Office which included
the Admiralty who HM Coast Guard was transferred to in the 1850's;
the view mark means this is not a police or customs sword.
The 27 inch blade is in excellent condition and firm in the hilt.
The brass grip and hilt / guard with some tarnish etc. but overall
very good. The leather and brass fittings scabbard is in good condition.
The locking pin mechanism works well. The sword sheathes and draws
A well above average example of a pretty rare sword. A snip at
just £? (too late, now sold). Please quote item reference
number W06 (1121). Further / full sized pictures available upon