Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1796-1808

Object Number

X.3564

Provenance

Old Tower stock

Physical Description

Blade of flattened triangular section supported on a curved shank of circular section which forms an extension of the tubular socket. This last is pierced on one side with a zig-zag rectilinear slot for securing to the barrel, and has a rim collar.

Dimensions

BladeLength17in
OverallLength21.1875in
SocketLength4.0625in

Inscriptions and Marks

On face of blade: crown over 27, Osborn, XT. Collar: X IIIII.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

I. Skennerton, 1986, p.34