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Title Long Lee-Enfield bayonet, 1914 refurb
Nationality British
Period c 1890
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This 1914 refurbished example (all markings have been polished off the blade) has a brown leather scabbard, as opposed to the more normal black, and a late Victorian volunteer frog marked '4 OX' (4th Ox & Bucks). I have only had one of these before in many years of bayonet dealing, thus I think it is comparatively scarce as a factory refurb item.

The hilt has been blued, as have the scabbard mounts, and the grip has possibly been replaced, since it would be difficult to give a factory blue finish to the grip mounts without first removing the woodwork. The scabbard leather is now a little on the frail side with some opening of the seam towards the bottom chape.

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


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

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D D, UK, 11.10.2014

Thanks and badge arrived this am an excellent find so thanks once again.

C D, UK, 12.01.2010

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