FRENCH M1842 SABRE BAYONET

Stock Ref: AST 1703

 A good example of this bayonet which was made for the Model 1840 Percussion Carbine

57.5cm (22.75”) yataghan shaped steel blade with broad central fuller. Flat backed with spear point. Double edged for the last 4” The blade is marked on the back with the makers name, and has inspection marks.

Brass ribbed grip with steel cross guard and external locking spring. The guard is stamped ?803 There are also inspection marks within the attachment slot. MRD 22mm

Maker:  Manufacture Imperiale de Châtellerault

Dated: November ? (1842 - 1866)

Steel scabbard with strap bar, stamped with inspection marks F & 1.

The bayonet and scabbard are in good condition for their age  The blade has minor staining towards the point and by the hilt and part of the date has been rubbed off the back of the blade. The scabbard is in very good condition retaining its original blued brown finish. The springs work.

(Price includes Postage and Packaging within the UK)

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£195.00