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Bayonet and scabbard

Bayonet and scabbard
Bayonet and scabbard
Bayonet and scabbard
Title
Bayonet and scabbard
Date 
1898-1918
Medium 
Steel, brass
Dimensions 
Overall: 25 3/4 x 3 x 1 in. ( 65.4 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Bayonet with steel blade that is cruciform in cross-section, pressure-release clip, and brass grip; steel scabbard with rectangular loop and ball finial.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. Nicholas A. Huth
Object Number 
1956.39ef
Gallery Label 
According to the accession records, this bayonet belonged to Captain Harry A. Ely (d. 1926). Ely served as a 1st lieutenant or captain in the Spanish-American War, and as an artillery instructor in World War I.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group