Cold Steel 88CLS 1917 Cutlass 25" Carbon Steel Blade, Hardwood Handle, Left Handed Version
CS88CLS: 88CLS 1917 Cutlass (Left Handed Version)
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.
- Item Number: 88CLS
- Name: 1917 Cutlass (Left Handed Version)
- Blade Length: 25"
- Overall Length: 29 5/8"
- Steel: 1055 Carbon
- Weight: 33.7 oz
- Handle: 4 5/8" Hardwood
- Scabbard: Leather Scabbard w/ Brass And Copper Fittings
UPC Code: 017511
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
An extremely tough steel with high carbon content and a hardness between 60-64RC, 1055 is best suited for high-impact and high-stress applications.
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.
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