Object Title

Sword bayonet with scabbard

Sword bayonet with scabbard

Date

1915

Object Number

XXII.22

Provenance

Returned loan.

Physical Description

A straight single edged blade with a rounded point and deep full length fullers on each side of the blade. There is no quillon and the two piece wood grips are retained by a pair of steel screws. The T bar slot has a spring catch operated by a button on the left side of the pommel. Traces of black paint are visible on the pommel.

Dimensions

BladeLength431.8mm
OverallLength552.5mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Left ricasso: crown GR over 1907, 3/15 EFDright ricasso: broad arrow over crown 25 Epommel: 3SX 1614 denoting bayonet number, and issue to the 3rd Battalion Sussex Regimentright grip, faintly stamped: C Coy

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Skennerton, British & Commonwealth Bayonets.