Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1823-1850

Object Number

X.683

Physical Description

Brass hilt consisting of straight quillon, ribbed grip shaped to the 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, now both missing. Triangular blade.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 533 mm (21 in), blade length: 425 mm (16 3/4 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade is stamped at the forte with a crown.

Associations

Places Britain