Dutch Model 1898 Klewang naval cutlass sword basket hilt Hembrug brass rivets old authentic

1898 DUTCH KLEWANG NAVAL CUTLASS

Naval Cutlass / Sword

Maker: Hembrug

Model: 1898 Dutch Netherlands

SKU: S242 Category:

Description

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

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