Object Title

Cutlass bayonet - Pattern No.4 1871 Naval model

Cutlass bayonet - Pattern No.4 1871 Naval model

Date

dated 1875

Object Number

PR.6797

Provenance

Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005

Physical Description

Heavy steel bowl guard with fixing for the bayonet bar. The grip is formed of two scales of pressed chequered leather secured by four pins. The blade is straight and unfullered. The tip is sharpened on both sides, the back being 9 in (228mm) long.

Materials

Dimensions

BladeLength25.6inches
BladeLength650mm
BladeWidth1.2inches
BladeWidth30mm
OverallLength31.3inches
OverallLength795mm
OverallWeight0.875kg

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none

Inscriptions and Marks

manufactures mark
broad arrow over W.D. crown over E over 12 crown over BR over 19 (Birminghanm repair) 7/75
on the right side of the blade
stamp

Associations

Places Britain