RARE BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1847 SAPPERS & MINERS MUSKETOON

$1,000.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: 1047-137

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

According to “THE AMERICAN BAYONET 1776-1964” by Albert N. Hardin, Jr. only 830 of these weapons were made.

The overall length of the bayonet is 27.00 inches. The double-edged blade is waspwaisted and is diamond shaped in cross section. The blade surface is bright with very light scattered mottling and very minor scattered pitting. There is no fuller. Edges are free of nicks. Obverse ricasso is unmarked. This bayonet was produced by Ames MFG. Co. on an 1855 contract.

The heavy cast brass hilt is unique in that the muzzle ring is located on the obverse side of the hilt instead of the top. The muzzle ring is cast in brass and is an integral part of the hilt. It is fitted with an iron locking ring that operates properly. The grip itself is cast with an eagle feather motif with a plain pommel. The pommel is cut with a short notch on the same side as the muzzle ring for accepting a bayonet lug. The base of the grip has a short guard that ends with two round quillons. One quillon is stamped with the number “35.” Markings on the sides of the brass pommel include a lightly stamped with “A.D.K.” over “R.H.K.W.”; the number “29” and “A2”. There is an indecipherable marking on the blade.

Surfaces have been cleaned. Leather washer at the base of the grip is missing. There is no scabbard.

A rare bayonet in nice condition. [ad] [ph:L]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS.

THANK YOU!

Inquire »

Inquire About RARE BAYONET FOR THE MODEL 1847 SAPPERS & MINERS MUSKETOON

should be empty

featured item

THREE FRAGMENTS FROM THE LAST CONFEDERATE FLAG THAT FLEW OVER ATLANTA

This item consists of three pieces of cotton bunting each meas. roughly 1.75 x 2.50 inches. The pieces are arranged with white at the back, blue in the middle and red in front. From the paper residue present on the top reverse it appears that these… (846-445). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

23
Mar

Central PA Antique Arms Gun Show - March 25-26 Learn More »

Instagram