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45-70 bayonet

Object Number: 
INV.7832
Date: 
1870-1900
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 24 1/4 x 2 5/8 x 1 in. ( 61.6 x 6.7 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Steel angular bayonet with triangular blade; cylindrical socket with screw clasp.
Gallery Label: 
This bayonet as been identified as an example of the .45-70 type, which was designed to fit the barrel of .45 caliber arms.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group