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Bayonet and scabbard

Object Number: 
1953.130ab
Date: 
ca. 1973
Medium: 
Steel, leather, paint, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 54.3 x 9.2 x 6.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on lower inside of blade: "US /J" stamped: on brass hardware: "MILLER / PHILA."
Description: 
Steel bayonet with triangular blade and cylindrical mount; black-painted steel scabbard with leather collar; belt loop attached with brass swiveling device with "MILLER / PHILA." stamped on circular face.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the United States Coast Guard Supply Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group