Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard - Model of 1917 bayonet (for M1917 rifle)

Bayonet and scabbard - Model of 1917 bayonet (for M1917 rifle)

Object Number

X.4317

Physical Description

Model 1917 bayonet, for use with XII.3177, Enfield Model 1917 rifle. Of steel construction, with wood grips with 2 deep grooves across the width on either side, kept in position by 2 countersunk bolts. Blade is single-edged and fullered on both sides. Fixture to the rifle is by means of the slot and spring method.

Dimensions

ScabbardWeight0.25 kg
ScabbardWeight0.5 lb
Scabbardlength23.4 in.
Scabbardlength595 mm
BayonetWeight0.5 kg
BayonetWeight1.1 lb
Bayonetlength21.7 in.
Bayonetlength550 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

1913 over 11 16 over REMINGTON (within a circle)blade
stamped
blade
stamped

Associations

Places America