This is a very nice example of an early French Socket Hunting Bayonet Knife which dates from the late 18th to early 19th Century. It is mounted with a clipped point knife blade that measures 6 inches in length. The socket measures 1 3/8 inches in length with an inside bore diameter of 7/8 of an inch. The Bayonet has survived in very nice original condition with a lovely rich aged patina now developed. Overall the Bayonet measures 7 3/8 inches in length.
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This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\1784-1860\Original Period Items". The seller is "pcay" and is located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. This item can be shipped worldwide.