Cutlass or Hanger?

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paul.mercer
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Cutlass or Hanger?

Post by paul.mercer » Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:25 pm

Gentlemen,
This may be a bit later than 1860, but in 'Nelsonian' days when boarding ships was in vogue the crew were often issued with 'Hanger', so what is the difference between that and a Cutlass - is it that one is curved and the other straight?

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Re: Cutlass or Hanger?

Post by OpanaPointer » Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:51 pm


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