A rare Dutch Netherlands, model 1898 Klewang Marechausse Naval Cutlass / Sword with it original leather scabbard. It is stamped on the left ricasso “Hembrug” for the maker. It is stamped with a dot, a Z and some other mark on the right ricasso. Inside the basket hilt is stamped “P. S. 253” on a small brass plate attached to the hilt, and below this it is stamped “7120”. One of these marks may be the Unit identification. The original leather scabbard has a copper sheathed throat. The wood grip scales are attached by three brass rivets.
Overall Length: 29.4″
Blade Length: 24.55″
Blade Width: 1.23″
Length of Partial Scabbard: 20.75″
Condition: Blade has a dark grey/blue patina, with some scattered pitting – Grip has some losses at the upper edge, but has good untouched patina – Scabbard is missing several inches of its lower, tip portion and overall cracked finish with some surface losses
Questions: Call 801-554-5120