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

BayonetDepth1.2 in.
BayonetDepth30 mm
ScabbardDepth1.8 in.
ScabbardDepth45 mm
ScabbardWeight0.2 kg
ScabbardWeight0.5 lb
Scabbardlength16.1 in.
Scabbardlength410 mm
BladeWidth1.1 in.
BladeWidth29 mm
Bladelength10.2 in.
Bladelength258 mm

Inscriptions and Marks

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

Associations

Places Canada