Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

X.722

Provenance

Old Tower collection

Physical Description

Wooden grip, flattened and drilled to allow fitting to a wall. Brass pommel with a prominent tang button, the brass ferrule being missing. Straight, lobed brass quillons. Straight single edged blade tapering to spear point with a false edge extending 114 mm (4.5 in) from the tip.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall: 356 mm (14 in), blade: 222 mm ( 8.75 in) Weight: 9 oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade: Flaming sword and 'C' mark.

Associations

Places Britain

Notes

not seen fw