1780-1850 Shipwreck Sword

Precio de venta$7,799.00

Enter your offer details


This artifact is a Boarding Cutlass Sword found on a shipwreck in the Strait of Malacca.  This stretch of water spans 580 miles between the Malay Peninsula and the island of Sumatra, Indonesia.  The shipwreck is unknown however the style of the sword along with the other contents of the shipwreck date this artifact to 1780-1850.  The shipwreck is believed to be a Dutch East India Company ship that ran aground on an unseen reef. 

This sword is made of iron and corrosion is seen on all sides.  The artifact weighs 3lbs. and 6.4 ounces and measures 23.03 inches in length with a blade width of 2.36 inches.  The corrosion consists of sand, shells, and barnacles that have formed on the outside of the artifact.  Ironically, it is very rare to find shipwreck swords with this level of encrustation, which is largely due to local bacteria at the wreck site.  Upon inspection of the artifact, it is not encouraged to remove or attempt the remove the encrustation from the sword.  The iron could be too structurally weak to maintain its shape and thus the encrustation actually makes this artifact stronger. 

This artifact comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from Global Xploration.

Payment & Security

Amazon American Express Apple Pay Diners Club Discover Meta Pay Google Pay Mastercard PayPal Shop Pay Venmo Visa

Su información de pago se procesa de forma segura. No almacenamos los detalles de la tarjeta de crédito ni tenemos acceso a la información de su tarjeta de crédito.

Gastos estimados de envío

You may also like

Recently viewed