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Title India pattern Brown Bess bayonet
Nationality British
Period c 1810
Sold
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This example has Makin stamped on the forte as the maker, together with the government inspection stamp in the form of a crown with the number underneath. These were carried by the British army throughout the Napoleonic Wars and, on account of the inspection stamp, is either for British regulars, volunteers or militia, not an EIC example.

The condition is reasonably clean, having been carefully hand cleaned. There is a little thinness of the metal at the base of the socket, where the site notch would engage it. Otherwise, it is a nice clean piece with a few bruises and some old surface pitting here and there.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


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

testimonials

This is to confirm receipt of the item and I am very pleased with it.

P M, Australia, 02.05.2013

Everything AOK. Excellent stuff on your part. I would not hesitate to buy like objects off you again. My sincere thanks!

D S, Australia, 31.12.2007

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