Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1971-1999

Object Number

XXII.184

Provenance

Purchased 17 November 1994

Physical Description

Clipped point parkerised blade with hollow cast steel handle The blade has a short fuller each side, and is slotted to permit engagement with a stud in the scabbard, enabling the knife to act as a wire cutter. There is a spring clip on the underside of the grip to engage in a locking lug on the muzzle. The scabbard is moulded black plastic with a steel insert at its tip and a sharpening stone set into the leading edge. The belt hook is a one piece moulded plastic attachment.

Dimensions

OverallLength103mm
BladeLength180mm

Inscriptions and Marks

No visible marks.

Associations

Places Britain