Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1843

Object Number

X.739

Physical Description

Ribbed brass hilt with flattened quillons, curving towards blade and steel string. Flat leaf-shaped double-edged blade with spingle fuller. Attached to XII.2999.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 670 mm, blade: 550mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Stamped on both sides ENFIELD 1843 and crowned VR and crowned E6. Outside face also shaped S near hilt. The shoulder is stamped VIII on one side and X on the other. The quillons are stamped 103.

Associations

Places Britain