Object Title

Sword bayonet - Brunswick Pattern 1837

Sword bayonet - Brunswick Pattern 1837

Date

about 1842

Object Number

PR.2547

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence Transferred to the Pattern Room from RMCS Shrivenham

Physical Description

Brass hilt with down turned quillons. A t shapped slot is cut in right side for the bayonet bar. The plain wide blade has single fullers on each side and an edge to upper and lower blade. The catch is distictive with a proud button on one side attached a a steel spring held by a single screw.

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength21.5inches
BladeLength546mm
BladeWidth1.75inches
BladeWidth36mm
OverallLength26.25inches
OverallLength667mm
OverallWeight0.85kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number 2160/880

Inscriptions and Marks

rack number
2160 over 880
on pommel
engraved
Maker's mark
crowned VR oner ENFIELD 1842
blade
stamp

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