Object Title

Bayonet

Bayonet

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

X.591

Physical Description

Short brass horizontally recurving quillons, repaired, with lobe terminals and brass ferrule, wooden plug grip, pierced with hole, chamfered on inside side. Brass cap pommel with button. Grip drilled. Guard cracked in centre of one side.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 337 mm (13.3 in), length of blade: 224 mm (8.8 in), false edge for 95 mm (3.75 in)

Inscriptions and Marks

Both sides of blade marked: C (or G) over upright flamboyant sword.

Associations

Places Britain