By: Windlass Steelcrafts
The cutlass, sword of the seas favoured by navy and pirates alike, was also used by some land infantry units but is best remembered as a sailor's sword. The cutlass was a shorter sword frequently used by officers as a close quarters battle weapon and may be known by some as a cuttoe which is derived from the french “couteau”. It was also referred to as a “hanger” until the 1800's, then adopted the name cutlass amongst sailors.
This reproduction sword is hand forged with a tough, tempered high carbon steel blade which is as battle ready as the originals. The hilt has a solid brass heart shaped guard which is characteristic of the period. The scabbard is made from a sturdy leather completed with brass throat and tip. Made to the same specifications by professional sword smiths these swords rival the original produced for government defence contracts around the world.
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"It is exactly what I was looking for." - Ian (5/5)
"Though not tested in battle, the functional cutlass I purchased as a graduation gift for a friend who was getting her second masters looks awesome. I like to know the metallurgical properties of the sword I bought as well as the qualities of the swords of the time. Love it love it love it. I was told it was the most thoughtful gift she had ever recieved. I hope it serves her well." - Joshua (5/5)
"well-crafted and sturdy, but still nice to look at! It's a lovely blade." - Kendra (5/5)
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