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Forum: European Armoury 8th October 2018, 02:28 PM
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Posted By CutlassCollector
Hi, Does anyone else have any information on...

Hi,
Does anyone else have any information on makers of the tomahawk type British Boarding Axe - not the Gilpin type - please pm me. Any photographs of any of these makers' marks gratefully...
Forum: Swap Forum 26th September 2018, 09:52 AM
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Views: 560
Posted By CutlassCollector
Anyone interested in these lovely cutlasses - pm...

Anyone interested in these lovely cutlasses - pm me.


From the top:
Rare 1811 French cutlass with the sculpted quillon. Marked ..Klingenthal Septembre 181?
REDUCED to 600

1833 French Cutlass....
Forum: Swap Forum 18th September 2018, 10:51 AM
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Views: 560
Posted By CutlassCollector
More cutlasses and a Japanese sword for sale.

I'm still slimming down my collection so this is the second batch for sale.
If you're interested in any particular piece pm me and I will send more pictures and a more detailed description.

From...
Forum: European Armoury 13th September 2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By CutlassCollector
It is a bit off topic, but: Big storms are not...

It is a bit off topic, but:
Big storms are not uncommon so every ocean going seafarer will have had their share of hurricanes and typhoons and normally ships avoid or stay as far away as possible and...
Forum: European Armoury 12th September 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By CutlassCollector
Mark, Bob, BV and Jim, thanks for the comments -...

Mark, Bob, BV and Jim, thanks for the comments - all good suggestions, which certainly move it away from the naval theory.

At 30" it is probably slightly too short for a walking stick axe. Climbing...
Forum: European Armoury 11th September 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 643
Posted By CutlassCollector
Unidentified

Help required.

This axe resides in a museum but no-one knows what its use was. It is presumed marine so lives in that section. I have never seen anything like it before.
There is a light axe head...
Forum: European Armoury 9th September 2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 709
Posted By CutlassCollector
Hi Mark, Great cutlass! Regards, CC

Hi Mark,

Great cutlass!

Regards, CC
Forum: Swap Forum 5th September 2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By CutlassCollector
Update. 1804 British double disc cutlass 500...

Update.


1804 British double disc cutlass 500 - SOLD
A curved British double disc cutlass 450 - SOLD
US cutlass, blacksmith made, wood handle 225 - SOLD
Austrian 1859, Quillback cutlass 375 -...
Forum: Swap Forum 31st August 2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By CutlassCollector
Update. Only two left now. Anyone interested...

Update.

Only two left now.
Anyone interested please let me know soon.


1804 British double disc cutlass, worn, part royal cypher, 500 - SOLD
A curved British double disc cutlass, rare, blade...
Forum: European Armoury 20th August 2018, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 558
Posted By CutlassCollector
British Boarding Axes - Photographs wanted.

I'm currently researching the early British Boarding axe with the intention of improving the available knowledge and updating my website.

There are very few of these axes that survive and even fewer...
Forum: Swap Forum 14th August 2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By CutlassCollector
UPDATE

From the top:
1804 British double disc cutlass, worn, part royal cypher, 500 - SOLD

A curved British double disc cutlass, rare, blade pitted, 450 - SOLD

US prob from American Revolution cut...
Forum: European Armoury 6th August 2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By CutlassCollector
Hi Wayne, Thanks for the link. I had not come...

Hi Wayne,

Thanks for the link. I had not come across that document before. I will research John some more.

Regards,
David.
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By CutlassCollector
It looks to me as though Maberly was stamped as...

It looks to me as though Maberly was stamped as one word rather than individual letters.
Forum: Swap Forum 5th August 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By CutlassCollector
Anyone interested in these lovely cutlasses?

Anyone interested in these lovely cutlasses?
Forum: European Armoury 5th August 2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By CutlassCollector
Maberly

There are five British boarding axes in the Royal Armouries museum all made by Sargant and also marked with the BO and the broad arrow signifying government ownership.

On the reverse side they are...
Forum: Swap Forum 1st August 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 898
Posted By CutlassCollector
Cutlasses for Sale

I'm slimming down my collection.
Anyone interested in the following, pm me and I'll send more pictures.

From the top:
1804 British double disc cutlass, worn, part royal cypher, ...
Forum: Swap Forum 12th April 2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By CutlassCollector
1804 Cutlass for Sale

For sale is this 1804 cutlass.
It has the remains of a Royal Cypher of William IV or possibly Victoria probably indicating that it was re-issued when there was a shortage of cutlasses, although it...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 26th February 2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By CutlassCollector
Thanks Broadaxe and Mark - yes, it was always a...

Thanks Broadaxe and Mark - yes, it was always a good site for axes.
Broadaxe, I've pm'd you.
CC
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 24th February 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 723
Posted By CutlassCollector
T.A.T.C.A

Does anyone have a contact email address for Tim Smith of the Trade Axe and Tomahawk Collectors Association website.
The existing email address is no longer in use.

CC
Forum: European Armoury 28th December 2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By CutlassCollector
Hi, J P Puype produced various books on Dutch...

Hi,
J P Puype produced various books on Dutch Arms and worked for various museums in the Netherlands - he always had a keen interest in naval weapons. His website here, with some early cutlasses on...
Forum: European Armoury 19th November 2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,207
Posted By CutlassCollector
Casualty List

The Shannon v. Chesapeake duel is also well described by Gilkerson in 'Boarders Away'.
He also includes the casualty list from the Shannon which lists the frequency and the cause of each death and...
Forum: European Armoury 17th November 2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,207
Posted By CutlassCollector
Hi Ibrahiim, Thanks for the link to John Carters...

Hi Ibrahiim,

Thanks for the link to John Carters article - I had not seen that before. It's a good summary of the British RN standard patterns with good photographs and even includes some of the...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 14th November 2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By CutlassCollector
Sword Forum International

For Info.


SFI has apparently solved its virus problems which has affected the website for several weeks and is back up and running again, albeit with the loss of the most recent threads.
Forum: European Armoury 30th October 2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 14,058
Posted By CutlassCollector
Cutlass View Marks

Hi,

'Swords for Sea Service' states that in 1788 Joseph Witten made four each of the viewers marks - a crown over 1, 3, 4, 6, and 8.
The National Maritime museum have associated the viewers marks...
Forum: Swap Forum 29th October 2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 579
Posted By CutlassCollector
Whiteline

I have taken the plunge and followed some other forum members into the literary world and published a book. It's fiction and a collection of short stories, slightly orientated to male readers.

Not...
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