Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard - Bowie trench knife, from a converted Ross bayonet

Bayonet and scabbard - Bowie trench knife, from a converted Ross bayonet

Date

1910-1930

Object Number

X.1552

Physical Description

The steel hilt with a twisted pommel has a rectangular slot and spring-catch secured by a prominent screw. The metal scabbard is covered with brown leather, with a separate brown leather frog, just beneath the mouth.

Dimensions

BayonetDepth1.2in.
BayonetDepth30mm
ScabbardDepth1.8in.
ScabbardDepth45mm
ScabbardWeight0.2kg
ScabbardWeight0.5lb
Scabbardlength16.1in.
Scabbardlength410mm
BladeWidth1.1in.
BladeWidth29mm
Bladelength10.2in.
Bladelength258mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Manufacturer's mark
ROSS RIFLE CO./QUEBEC/PATENTED 1907.
pommel
stamped

Associations

Places Canada