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Cold Steel 88CS 1917 Cutlass 25" Carbon Steel Blade, Hardwood Handle

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Part Number: CS88CS
Manufacturer: Cold Steel Knives
Retail Price: $289.99
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Description
CS88CS: 1917 Cutlass
Cold Steel

In 1917, the U.S. Navy decided to replace its Model 1860 cutlass which had been in continuous service for 57 years, with a new model. Cold Steel’s modern recreation of this classic fighting sword is as authentic as possible, it is virtually an exact copy of an original in the personal collection of Cold Steel President, Lynn C. Thompson. Our 1917 Cutlass features the signature 25" curved blade and a half basket guard that’s stamped out of heavy 18-guage high carbon steel, and both the blade and guard are blued to resist rusting. The handle is made from carefully shaped hardwood, painted brown and secured to the tang by three heavy brass cutler’s rivets.

The scabbard is an accurate reproduction of the original and is made of high quality leather and features brass and copper fixtures. It can be worn comfortably at the side on a pistol belt without chafing its owner.
Specifications
  • Weight: 33.7 oz
  • Blade Thick: 1/5"
  • Blade Length: 25"
  • Handle: 4 5/8" long. Hardwood
  • Steel: 1055 Carbon
  • Overall Length: 29 5/8"
  • Sheath: Leather sacabbard w/ brass & copper fittings

UPC Code: 705442002116

4.667 (3 reviews)
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Bob
Nevada
Nov 09, 2016
Pros: Materials, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Finish, Overall Quality, Usable
Cons: None
Arr Matey she's a good sword
Nice cutlass, very good quality. A little heavier than I thought it would be, and if I was in a real sword fight, I would want gloves to protect my hand from the back side of the hand guard. Still the item made me look like a real pirate, and it sliced through a fresh pumpkin a little slower than my katana, but definitely was a clean cut,
5 out of 5
Ja 433
California
Apr 11, 2016
Pros: Materials, Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Blade Material, Finish, Overall Quality, Usable
Cons: None
Awesome Sword..
There are so many sword manufacturers out there that build these things ,, and yes they pretty much get the overall design down fairly well but the quality and craftsmanship doesn't even come close to the real deal ...well this one is a beautiful sword,, A professionally built high-quality weapon ...
4 out of 5
Mike
Massachusetts
Apr 13, 2014
Pros: Sheath/Scabbard, Handle Material, Finish, Materials, Blade Material, Overall Quality, Usable
Cons: Finish, Overall Quality, None
Not so sharp edge
A very nice piece of gear. The only beef I have is that it shipped with a not so sharp edge. I expected it to be much sharper.
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