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reschenk
M1861 Officer Cutlass
Mon Mar 16, 2015 13:29
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Rick,

Do you still follow this site? In any event, Reynolds definitely did inspect Officers' cutlasses purchased by the Navy. One such inspected cutlass was recently sold at auction (believe either Cowens or Heritage) which was stamped on the ricasso "U.S.N./DR/1862". I will send you a picture if you are interested.

Dick

  • Naval Officer's Cutlass Richard Wagner, Tue May 27 13:40
    I think the inspected Officer's cutlasses were bought by the Navy to sell to officers that couldn't get to a retail arms dealer just as the Army did with both the M1850 Staff & the M1850 Foot... more
    • M1861 Officer Cutlass — reschenk, Mon Mar 16 13:29
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