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Bayonet and scabbard

Object Number: 
1941.1155ab
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Steel, leather, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 23 3/4 x 3 x 1 in. ( 60.3 x 7.6 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on lower face of blade: "U.S."
Description: 
Steel angular bayonet with triangular blade and cylindrical socket with zigzag mortise; leather scabbard with leather collar and brass tip with acorn finial.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group