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Sword

Object Number: 
1947.569
Date: 
1750-1775
Medium: 
Steel, brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 27 1/4 x 4 x 1 in. ( 69.2 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on langet: "E / 17" handwritten in ink: on label affixed to obverse of blade: "SWORD / BAYONET / INWOOD" stamped: on obverse of blade: "2" below a crown(?)
Description: 
Sword bayonet with straight, single-edged steel blade; brass knuckle-bow and quillon cast in one piece with large, roughly semi-circular langet on obverse side; steel grip with molded ridges and slot extending from pommel to mid-point on reverse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group