Object Title

Bayonet - Experimental for Sea Service

Bayonet - Experimental for Sea Service

Date

1800-1810

Object Number

X.81

Physical Description

Flat blade as oppossed to flattened triangular section. Although dated to Napoleonic period it may have been earlier.

Dimensions

OverallLength21.2 in.
OverallLength540 mm

Associations

Places Britain

Bibliographic References

Swords, Daggers and bayonets; Bridgewater Books; 2008

Notes

Records suggest that only bayonets fitting this description were commissioned for naval use. It is not clear why.