Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1800-1820

Object Number

X.609

Physical Description

Cast brass hilt consisting of knuckle bow, oval langet on the outside, ribbed grip shaped to the hand, and a beaked pommel. On the inside of the grip is a groove for attachment to the bayonet bar. On the front of the grip is the button release for the retaining spring situated on the back of the grip.

Inscriptions and Marks

The outside of the blade is stamped at the forte crowned 2. The langet is stamped 60.

Associations

Places Britain