Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard - Plug bayonet

Bayonet and scabbard - Plug bayonet

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

X.185

Provenance

Formerly from the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin

Physical Description

Blade single edged, of flattened triangular section and with evenly tapered back edge.Grip of usual plug bayonet style, swelling towards the quillons. Copper alloy cap pommel and ferrule above the quillons. Quillons are of copper alloy, are short and with lobate terminals.
The scabbard is of black leather with a copper alloy chape and locket with frog stud.

Techniques

Stamp

Dimensions

BladeLength299 mm
OverallLength318 mm
OverallLength470 mm
OverallWeight113 g
OverallWeight312 g

Inscriptions and Marks

Makers mark
Moon
Blade
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