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Title Plug bayonet with horn hilt
Nationality Spanish
Period 18th century
Price £400.00
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This is a typical 18th-century Spanish weapon, designed to be stuffed down a musket barrel when out on a boar hunt or in a military context. Amazingly, it appears to have most of the original scabbard, with the top chape of pressed tin with a decorative motif. The bottom chape is missing.

The blade is 9.75" long and nearly 1.75" across at the forte. There are some stress splits on the blade near the point, with some grey patina throughout. There is a single worm hole and some damage to the collar of the horn hilt. There is a split in the brass ferrule at the pommel.

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


[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : Spanish : 18th Century]

testimonials

The sword came in untouched [pristine] condiotion. Thank you very much. I am looking forward to next time.

P S, Czech Republic, 23.09.2013

The buckle arrived today in good order, many thanks for the speedy delivery. A nice buckle, as described, and a welcome addition to my collection. Will revisit your website regularly for other items of interest.

L M, Channel Islands, 30.01.2009

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