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French Model 1866 Bayonet

18.5" single edged blade with 13.5" median ricasso.  Brass hilt with hooked quillion.  Leather scabbard with brass mounts. No manufacture marking or date on spine. Guard marked with "88102".  Guard also marked with "1.L.I.2.156." indicating number 156 of 1st Battalion, 1st Landwehr Regiment.

Condition:

Poor to fair. Blade is mostly bright with some scattered oxidation and spots or orange rust. Edge shows evidence of amateur sharpening.  Guard has a dark patina with guard taking on a bronze coloration.  Scabbard has some loss of finish with mounts showing some verdigris.  

Estimate: $100 - $200
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$144
04/12/2019

 

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