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Hilt of French cutlass
French cutlass, the hilt of the cutlass consists of an octagonal steel grip, steel guard, flat steel shell and an up-turned quillon. The curved, flat-backed steel blade has a broad groove running almost to the point. The obverse of the blade is engraved with a large anchor motif and the name 'L Nelson'. The reverse of the blade is engraved with a small anchor motif and the date '1793', which is inverted. The reverse of the blade is also engraved with a large anchor motif and the name 'Coulaux Freres'.
- Image reference: E1225
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London