Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

post 1853

Object Number

X.802

Physical Description

Standard pattern bayonet with near mint blade with original finish and blueing on socket worn in parts. Socket shows evidence of refurbishment during service

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade stamped with maker's name SALTER and inspector's mark of crown over B over 8. There are the remains of a number 29 stamped on forepart of socket but largely erased during possible refinishing as evidenced by extensive file marks.

Associations

Places Britain