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Bayonet, English

Bayonet, English
Title
Bayonet, English
Date 
1800-1850
Medium 
Steel
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 in. ( 53 x 7 x 2.5 cm )
Description 
Steel angular bayonet with triangular blade with "V" ground point; curved elbow; cylindrical socket with clasp intact.
Object Number 
INV.7837
Marks 
incised: on lower edge of socket: "3565" stamped: on lower face of blade: mark resembling a branch with curled tendrils above initial "K"[or "N"]
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group