Bayonet and scabbard

Title:
Bayonet and scabbard
Date: 
ca. 1873
Medium: 
Steel, leather, paint, other metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 54.6 x 9.5 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Steel bayonet with triangular blade and cylindrical mount; black-painted steel scabbard with leather collar; belt loop attached with brass swiveling device with plain circular face.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Charles MacCauley, 1922
Object Number: 
INV.7840ab
Marks: 
stamped: on lower inside surface of blade: "U.S." typewritten: on label attached to object: "PRESENTED BY CHARLES MACCAULEY / APRIL 11, 1922."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group