Object Title

Owen Bayonet

Owen Bayonet

Date

1931-1970

Object Number

XXII.299

Provenance

Purchased 30 August 2001.

Physical Description

A shortened M1907 bayonet with blackened blade and short 5 inch fullers. The blade is single edged and clip pointed. The quillon, two piece wood grips and pommel are all standard '07. The scabbard is brown leather, stitched down the rear face, with blued steel chape and locket both retained by steel staples. There is a round frog retaining stud. The base of the chape is flat ended.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 375 mm (14.75 in), Blade: 252 mm (10 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Grips: SLAZ 44 Ricasso: Broad arrow, X OA and MA 1907 11 44

Associations

Places Australia

Notes

Purchased together with X XII.300 and XXII.301. (Formerly part of Deposit B.0206) See also XXII.312