Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1823-1850

Object Number

X.680

Physical Description

Brass hilt consisting of straight quillon, ribbed grip shaped to tt he hand and 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. Triangular blade.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 553 mm (21 3/4 in); blade length: 432 mm (17 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Pommel is stamped 3rd/58. Blade is stamped at the forte with a 1 and a crown twice.

Associations

Places Britain