Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1700-1850

Object Number

X.847

Physical Description

Closed 4 in. socket with a plain collar and z shaped slot. Socket engraved collar has seven transverse lines. Stout round neck. Triangular section blade of isoceles form. Hollow ground on the outer faces.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Length of blade: 17 inches. Internal diameter of socket: 15/16' Weight: 1lb 1oz

Inscriptions and Marks

Blade stamped 8 below a crown, diamond punch mark. JOHN GILL, JR. 6.

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

See Watts and White 'The Bayonet Book', no. 656.