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Title Bayonet for Gras rifle, model 1874
Nationality French
Period 1876
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Marked on the back of the blade 'Manufacture d'Armes St Etienne 1876'. This was the bayonet carried on their second bolt action black powder rifle through all of France's campaigns in Africa and Indo-China in the latter half of the 19th century before the introduction of the Lebel in 1886.

The weapon has matching numbers throughout and is in excellent condition, with some traces of the original blue finish to the scabbard. There is minor bruising to the wood grips.

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[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : French : 19th Century]

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Received the mannlicher steyr knife bayonet today, very pleased with it and compliments my rifle perfectly. Many thanks for your speedy delivery.

G P, UK, 03.10.2017

Your package arrived safely and in perfect condition this morning - and it's brilliant - and I am very pleased with it.

J P, UK, 02.02.2008

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