Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

about 1830

Object Number

X.684

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. Blade of triangular section.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 533 mm (21 in), blade length: 422 mm (16 5/8 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade is stamped at the forte with a crown.

Associations

Places Britain