Object Title

British P.14

British P.14

Date

1916-1950

Object Number

XXII.9

Physical Description

All steel one piece blade and hilt with wooden grips. The grips are attached by two bolts and each grip has two horizontal grooves. The pommel has a 'T' section groove for attachment to the bayonet bar and an internally sprung press stud. All steel crossguard with vestigial forward quillon and rear quillon fitted with muzzle ring 15.5 mm internal diameter. Single edged blade with fuller on each face. A scabbard of leather with chape and locket of steel survives. The upper locket has a circular frog and mouth fitted.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 552 mm (21.75 in), blade length: 432 mm (17 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Inner ricasso: 1913, 4, 16, Remington in a circleouter ricasso: broad arrow over crown over A over 9, crown over A8 over A,Xpommel: 489

Associations

Places America

Notes

A. Carter & J. Walter, 'The Bayonet', p.115.