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Bayonet

Object Number: 
1920.97
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 19 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. ( 50.2 x 7 x 3.2 cm )
Description: 
Steel angular bayonet with triangular blade and cylindrical socket with zigzag mortise.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this bayonet is the type used during the American Revolution.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Samuel V. Hoffman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group