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Lot of Three British Bayonets - 1 Volunteer and 2 Native Troops

1) Volunteer pattern socket-saber bayonet. 19.5" flat blade, 1.18" wide, with 14.5" fullers, 3.75" socket with heavily rimmed rear reinforcement with bridge. Bore measures .830", 2" muzzle-to-stud distance, mortised for top stud. Marked with a punch dot and an R on the face of the blade. Very good. with scattered oxidation, scattered pitting and old, dried oil.

2) India-made sappers & miners bayonet. 22" flat, unfullered, 1.25" wide spear-point blade. 3.875" socket with .925" bore, 2" M-S distance, mortised for top stud with a heavily rimmed and bridged rear. Good. Moderately oxidized with with scattered pitting, heaviest at point.

3) India-made sappers & miners bayonet with guard for India catch. 25.25", 1.25" wide spear-point blade with 18" fullers. 4.625" socket with .884" bore, rimmed and bridge socket with India catch lug, 2.85" M-S distance, mortised for top stud, iron knuckle bow. Very good, metal mostly smooth with surface oxidation.

Estimate: $300 - $600
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$540
09/12/2018

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