Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1875

Object Number

XXII.21

Provenance

Returned loan.

Physical Description

A yataghan blade with deep fuller each side. The pommel is T slotted fot the mounting bar, and has a sprung press stud locking latch on the left side. The crossguard has a rolled quillon and the mizzle ring is bushed. The black leather grip is worn, and retained by four rivets.

Inscriptions and Marks

Right ricasso: S E 7/75 X, reversed R. Left ricasso: WD 89, 90, 91, 93. E crown acceptance stamp.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

Skennerton, Brit & Comm. Bayonets.