AUTHENTIC US NAVY CPO CUTLASS
The long anticipated return of the CPO cutlass to the Chief Petty Officer community re-establishes a naval tradition. The newly available CPO cutlass is now available for purchase!
CNO announces new uniform changes authorizing Chief Petty
Officers to now wear the naval cutlass (NAVADMIN 025/11). An
excerpt of this announcement containing details for wear appears
near bottom of page. The only authorized cutlass has 4 anchors
at the base of the blade next to the hand guard for CPO, SCPO, MCPO
and MCPON. IF THESE ANCHORS AREN'T PRESENT, IT ISN'T AUTHORIZED FOR
WEAR WITH THE CPO UNIFORM.
US Navy Regulation Swords, Cutlasses, and Accessories
AUTHENTIC US NAVY CPO CUTLASS with LEATHER SCABBARD
Certified for wear with the US Navy CPO Uniform (as prescribed)
Item Number: CTLS-0001
FROG - FOR ATTACHING CPO CUTLASS AND SCABBARD TO BELT
Item Number: FROG-0001
CPO Cutlass and High Quality Leather Scabbard
USN Anchor Emblem on Cutlass Hilt
USN Emblem on Cutlass Blade
Details of CPO Cutlass Hand Guard
CPO Cutlass Sheathed in Leather Scabbard
Additional Detail of Cutlass Handle Guard and Scabbard
USN Laser Etching on Cutlass Blade
Reverse side of Leather Frog
Our swords, cutlasses, and accessories are authentic US Navy uniform
items certified for wear with the Officer and CPO uniforms as
prescribed in the naval uniform regulartions. The cutlass is
very high quality Spanish steel, made in Toledo, Spain, well known
for superior quality steel for centuries. The new cutlass is
made for Vanguard Industries, certified uniform supplier for the
Please feel free to contact us with your questions at (404) 964-8355
during normal business hours (8am - 5pm ET) Monday through Friday or
Excerpt from CNO's NAVADMIN 025/11 regarding the introduction of the CPO cutlass to the CPO uniform:
FM CNO WASHINGTON DC
TO AL NAVADMIN
MSGID/GENADMIN/CNO WASHINGTON DC/N1/JAN//
SUBJ/UNIFORM BOARD UPDATE//
AMPN/REF A IS U.S. NAVY UNIFORM REGULATIONS//
RMKS/1. THIS NAVADMIN ANNOUNCES THE CHIEF OF NAVAL OPERATIONS APPROVED
UNIFORM POLICY CHANGES AS PROPOSED BY THE 16 DECEMBER 2010 NAVY UNIFORM BOARD
(NUB). THE NUB IS LED BY THE CHIEF OF NAVAL PERSONNEL (PRESIDENT). THE
FUNCTIONS OF THE NUB ARE OUTLINED IN REF A. APPROVED UNIFORM CHANGES ARE AS
A. CHIEF PETTY OFFICER (CPO) CUTLASS DESIGN. THE APPROVED CPO CUTLASS DESIGN DESCRIPTION IS
(1) THE CPO CUTLASS BLADE IS MADE FROM STAINLESS STEEL, IS NICKEL IN COLOR, AND IS 26 INCHES IN LENGTH.
(2) AT THE BASE OF ONE SIDE OF THE BLADE ARE FOUR LASER ENGRAVED CPO ANCHORS (CPO, SCPO, MCPO AND MCPON).
(3) ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE BASE OF THE BLADE ARE LASER ENGRAVED INITIALS “USN.”
(4) THE POMMEL IS BRASS IN COLOR AND CONTAINS THE DESIGN OF THE 1897 CPO CAP
(5) THE HANDLE OF THE CUTLASS INCLUDES A BRASS
COLORED HAND GUARD WITH BLACK LEATHER HANDLE WRAPPED IN GOLD WIRE.
(6) THE CUTLASS IS ACCOMPANIED BY A MATCHING LEATHERSCABBARD WITH BRASS TOP MOUNT AND TOE PLATE.
(7) THE BUCKLE IS GOLD PLATED IN COLOR WITH TWO INTERLOCKING FASTENERS.
(8) MOUNTED ON THE CENTER OF THE BUCKLE WILL BE THE APPLICABLE CPO RANK INSIGNIA (CPO, SCPO, MCPO, OR MCPON).
(9) THE ADJUSTABLE BELT IS MADE FROM BLACK LEATHER WITH AN ADJUSTABLE SHOULDER STRAP.
(10) THE FROG IS MADE FROM BLACK LEATHER AND CUSTOM MADE TO FIT THE CPO CUTLASS SCABBARD.
UPON AVAILABILITY, THE CUTLASS IS AUTHORIZED FOR WEAR BY CPOS DESIGNATED AS MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY DURING CEREMONIES THAT REQUIRE OFFICERS TO WEAR SWORDS. TO FACILITATE UNIFORMITY IN APPEARANCE, THE CPO CUTLASS MAY ONLY BE WORN IF ALL CPO MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY ARE WEARING THE CUTLASS. THE CUTLASS IS EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON
1 AUGUST 2011
Return Policy Summary
Returns of swords, cutlasses, and their accessories will be accepted
if returned in the original packaging within 10 days of receipt with
the following terms/conditions:
1) A 20% restocking fee will be deducted from the item price
for the return.
2) Refunds for postage and handling fees will not be made.
3) Return postage will be at the purchaser's expense.
4) Returned merchandise must be insured for the full value of
the merchandise and have delivery
Authentic US Navy Swords, Cutlasses, and Accessories
Shop with the confidence that you are purchasing Authentic US
Navy Swords, Cutlasses, and Accessories. These items are
guaranteed NEW. We DO NOT sell any used or replica
Beware of the many non-regulation replicas commonly available on
the internet. Replicas such as those are NOT authorized for wear with US Navy CPO Uniforms